Pepita Pesto Pasta Salad

Versatile Pepita Pesto, flavored with garam masala, imparts vibrant flavor and color to pasta salad. It's a delicious way to introduce your family and friends to this Indian spice blend. Photo credit: Adrianna Adarme from A Cozy Kitchen.

Serves: 8
Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Pepita Pesto:
  • Pasta Salad:
15 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • For the Pepita Pesto, place parsley, mint, pepitas, Parmesan cheese, garlic, garam masala and salt in food processor; cover. Process just until smooth. Gradually add oil with machine running. Process until well blended and smooth

  • For the Pasta Salad, cook pasta as directed on package. Rinse under cold water; drain well

  • Mix Pepita Pesto and yogurt in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add pasta and remaining ingredients; toss to coat well. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve

Cooking tip

Click here to see the original Pepita Pesto recipe.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 231Calories: 231Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Sodium: 162mgProtein: 7g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 26g