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Pesto Kale Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is made great with high quality pesto.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author Kath Younger


  • 8 ounces whole wheat spiral pasta
  • 2 big handfuls kale chopped and stemmed
  • 2 ounces shaved pecorino romano
  • 1 cup of prepared pesto ideally my Herbs de Provence pesto!


  • Cook pasta according to package. Drain and return to pot.
  • Add kale and toss with warm pasta. Cover with lid to wilt, about 5 minutes.
  • Toss in 1 cup of pesto and mix.
  • Sprinkle with shaved cheese and serve.