Pesto Pasta Salad using store bought pesto, is a simple and delicious Italian pasta salad made with only five ingredients. All you need is pesto, fresh mozzarella, and tomatoes, and you are going to love how flavorful and easy this pasta salad is.
– 250g penne pasta– 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved– 1/2 cup black olives, sliced– 1/4 cup pesto sauce– 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese– Fresh basil leaves for garnish– Salt and pepper to taste
Cook penne pasta according to package instructions, then drain and let it cool.
In a large mixing bowl, combine cooled pasta, cherry tomatoes, and black olives.
Add pesto sauce to the bowl and toss everything until well coated.
Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the salad and gently mix.
Season with salt and pepper to taste, garnish with fresh basil leaves, and serve chilled. Enjoy your delicious pesto pasta salad!