Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Pasta Salad
In the heat of summer, a cool pasta salad tossed with a light, fresh vegetable puree sounds like an appealing supper. Unfortunately, most such recipes turn out bland and dry.
SERVES8 to 10
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
We found that raw vegetables yielded a particularly bland pesto salad. Garlic and olive oil were musts in this pesto, along with almonds, Asiago cheese, and parsley. Pureed ricotta cheese lent a mild flavor and a silky creaminess that unifi...