Orecchiette Pesto Pasta Salad

The perfect garnish for your pasta salad.

It’s getting to be summertime and no matter your space, planting fresh herbs is a must.  Ever made your own pesto? This year could be your year! Pesto is something that can be so easy and versatile. You can choose to go with a classic pesto or spice it up with orecchiette pesto pasta salad.





  1. Cook your orecchiette to al dente (according to package directions).
  2. As the pasta cooks, chop the cherry tomatoes, bocconcini and olives.
  3. Drain and cool the pasta.  Add into a large bowl.
  4. Combine the chopped cherry tomatoes, bocconcini and olives with the cooked orecchiette pasta.
  5. Add the classic pesto to the mixture and stir to combine and coat the pasta salad.
  6. Season if needed, with salt and pepper.