In the Kitchen: Pesto Cavatappi - KMSP-TV

In the Kitchen: Pesto Cavatappi

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Noodles & Company is one of the 10 fastest growing restaurants in the country, and there are 31 stores in Minnesota alone. Now, the restaurant is offering customers recipes so they can make their favorite dishes at home.

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Pesto Cavatappi
Yield: 4 Large portions or 6-8 small sides


  • 2 Tb Olive oil
  • 1 box Cavatappi noodles
  • 5 oz Cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 5 oz Mushrooms, white button sliced
  • 3 oz White wine
  • 3 oz Chicken broth
  • 4 oz Cream
  • 6 oz Pesto
  • 4 oz Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tb Parsley, minced


  1. Cook Cavatappi according to box directions, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat a large sauté pan on medium high add 2 Tb oil to pan then add pasta, tomatoes and mushrooms stir to evenly coat the ingredients.
  3. Add 3 oz of wine and cook until wine has evaporated.
  4. Add 3 oz of chicken stock and cook until completely evaporated.
  5. Add the cream and pesto, take off the heat and stir until evenly mixed.
  6. Place in a large serving bowl and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and parsley.
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