Ziti with Easy Tomato Pesto Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Ziti with Easy Tomato Pesto Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Ziti with Easy Tomato Pesto Sauce

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"This recipe, adapted to use the traditional flavors of Classico® Pasta Sauce, was originally submitted by Allrecipes home cook RisaG."

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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    20 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a saucepan over medium-low heat, mix together the pesto and basil tomato sauce. Bring to a simmer, and season with salt to taste. Microwave instructions: cook on high for one minute.
  3. Place pasta in a large serving bowl. Toss with pesto-tomato sauce. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
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Oct 15, 2010

This couldn't be any easier to make. The combination of the Classico sauce and pesto was tasty - I used a bit more of the pesto than 2 tsp because I love pesto. This is an quick, tasty meal when you don't have much time.

Feb 16, 2011

Very good. I added capers to the sauce.


7 Ratings

Dec 28, 2010

Super Easy! Sometimes I add diced mushrooms or black olives.

Mar 17, 2011

I mixed in some sliced mushrooms. Thinking that next time I will add green peppers too. The family loved it and didn't complain about there not being any meat.

Jan 07, 2011

It is delicious and also nutritious.

Aug 01, 2012

This was great for a quick and different pasta sauce! I did use homemade pesto, and more than called for b/c I didn't want the rest to go to waste. I would make this again! Thanks for sharing. :)


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  • Calories
  • 314 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 53.4 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 5.4 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 3.8 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 12.1 g
  • 24%
  • Sodium
  • 468 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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