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Corkscrew pasta covered in creamy pesto in a pale pink bowl.

Creamy Pesto Pasta

Bright, fresh pasta is just what we need this summer. This Creamy Pesto Pasta only requires three ingredients and is done in less than 20 minutes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword creamy pesto pasta
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Meghan Payne-Hensley


  • 8 ounces pasta of choice
  • 1/2 cup jarred pesto
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Salt the water. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • While pasta is cooking, heat a skillet over medium heat. Add pesto and heavy cream. Whisk together and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring often. Add drained pasta and stir to coat well. Cook in the sauce for another minute then serve.