Pasta Pesto Presto

600 Calories per person for two people

Prep time: about 5 minutes
Cook time: about 15 minutes


  • 2 cakes of our pre-made Pesto
  • 2 ounces of Pecorino Romano Cheese, grated
  • 7 ounces of Angel Hair Pasta
  • Red Pepper Flakes, optional


  • Thaw frozen pesto cakes on the countertop.
  • Cook pasta as per box instructions, al dente.
  • Drain.
  • Place the pesto in a large bowl.
  • Place the steaming hot pasta on top of the pesto and toss rapidly and thoroughly while tossing in most of the grated cheese.
  • Divide into two plates.
  • Garnish each plate with:
    • Some of the grated cheese.
    • Whole basil leaves.
    • A dash of red pepper flakes.
    • For a more substantial dish add blistered tomatoes on top.
    • Serve with chianti.

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We are working on a series of recipes that are easy to fix in an RV and are approximately 600 calories per person for two people.

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