pesto pasta salad

Ingredients (Serves 6)
  • 1¾ cups parsley, chopped
  • 2 cups basil, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced
  • 12½ teaspoons lemon zest
  • 5 cups arugula, chopped
  • 2½ cups extra virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • ¾ cup pine nuts, toasted and chopped
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan, plus additional for garnish
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 pound dried pasta, such as orecchiette or penne rigate
Directions
  • Whisk all ingredients except the pasta together in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.
  • Drain the pasta and transfer to a large bowl.
  • Toss the pasta with the pesto and garnish with Parmesan.
  • Serve warm or cold.
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