Pesto Pasta Salad

This easy Pesto Pasta Salad is a healthy pasta salad that is FULL of flavor!

  • Author: Healthy Happy Mama
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: side dish


  • 13.25 ounces whole grain fusilli pasta
  • 1/2 cup spinach basil pesto, homemade (recipe link above) or store bought
  • 10 ounces grape tomatoes, halved
  • 5 basil leaves, chiffonade (cut into long strips)-optional


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions and allow it to cool.
  2. Stir the pesto into the pasta.
  3. Add the grape tomatoes.
  4. If desired, top with the basil strips for garnish.
  5. Enjoy!