Cilantro Pesto Pasta Salad


Cilantro Pesto:

2 cups tightly packed fresh cilantro leaves

1/2 cup pine nuts

1/2 cup grated Parmesan

1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

2 cloves garlic

1 cup olive oil

Roasted Tomatoes:

2 cups grape tomatoes, cut in half

1/2 shallot, thinly sliced

Olive oil, for drizzling

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


4 cups cooked rotini pasta, cooled

4 cooked chicken breasts (we used grilled), cooled and cut into cubes

Parmesan shavings, for garnish

Fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish


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