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Pesto Cavatappi

                              image source:  Cristina from

Noodles & Company Pesto Cavatappi
Copycat Recipe

Serves 4

3/4 box cavatappi noodles (you can use any shapes you like but use a hearty noodle)
1/2 pint grape tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise
1/2 pint sliced mushrooms
1/3 cup white wine
1/4 cup cream
7 ounces pesto 
extra virgin olive oil 
shredded parmesan cheese

Cook pasta as directed on packaging.While pasta is cooking, saute the tomatoes and mushrooms in about a tablespoon of olive oil.When the pasta is almost done, add the wine to the tomatoes and mushrooms and reduce for 2 minutes. Then add the cream to the tomatoes and mushrooms and reduce for another 1-2 minutes. Add the pesto and stir well. Drain pasta and add to the pesto mixture. Stir very well and let sit a minute to soak up the pesto. Plate and top with shredded parmesan cheese!


  1. Hello! Thank you for using my picture for your recipe! Can you please provide credit back to me for it? Thank you! Cristina from

  2. This is so unhelpful! How do you make the pesto you are supposed to be using????

  3. you can buy pesto at the store in a paste