Christmas pesto pasta salad

Christmas pesto pasta salad

Today we will prepare an exquisite сhristmas pesto pasta salad. Varied taste, beautiful appearance. It is quick and easy to make.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 274 kcal


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1 mix bowl


  • 150 g pasta
  • 150 g ham
  • 150 g cherry tomatoes
  • 100 g olives
  • 1 tbsp pesto sauce


  • Prepare everything you need. It is better to take pasta with ridges, in which the aromatic pesto sauce will accumulate. The sauce is already ready, but you can make it yourself.
    Necessary ingredients for cooking Christmas pesto pasta salad
  • Cook the pasta until al dente, drain. Add the pesto sauce.
    150 g pasta, 1 tbsp pesto sauce
    Pasta, pesto
  • Mix well to evenly distribute the sauce. The pasta will turn green.
    Mixing pasta with sauce
  • Cut the olives into slices, the ham into cubes. Put in a pan.
    100 g olives, 150 g ham
    Olives, ham
  • Mix well.
    Stirring the salad
  • Add cherry tomatoes halves or quarters.
    150 g cherry tomatoes
    Сherry tomatoes
  • Gently mix to avoid damaging the tomatoes. Taste. Pesto sauce usually has a pronounced rich taste, but if necessary, you can add a little salt. The salad with pasta, ham, tomatoes and pesto is ready. It can be served immediately as a warm salad or after cooling.
    Christmas pesto pasta salad


Calories: 274kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 14gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 844mgPotassium: 283mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 287IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 1mg




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