Shell Pasta Salad with Pesto Dressing

Shell Pasta Salad with Pesto Dressing

5/5 stars  100% LIKED IT    1 REVIEW ALL GOOD
शैल पास्ता सलाद विद पेस्टो ड्रसिंग - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Shell Pasta Salad with Pesto Dressing in Hindi) 

Added to 242 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 44856 times

A delicious salad of cooked shell pasta and soft, succulent paneer cubes dressed in a mixture of walnuts, garlic and basil leaves perked up with lemon juice. Olive oil leaves an indelible mark on this refreshing salad, while walnuts bring in their characteristic saltiness and crunch. You will love the sharp yet soothing notes of basil too.

Add your private note

Shell Pasta Salad with Pesto Dressing recipe - How to make Shell Pasta Salad with Pesto Dressing

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
Show me for servings

3 cups cooked conchiglie ( shell pasta)
1/2 cup paneer (cottagte cheese) cubes

To Be Mixed Into A Pesto Dressing
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts (akhrot)
1/2 cup chopped basil leaves
2 tbsp grated garlic (lehsun)
3 tbsp lemon juice
5 tbsp olive oil
salt to taste
  1. Combine the conchiglie and paneer in a deep bowl, mix well and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Just before serving, add the pesto dressing to the pasta-paneer mixture and toss gently.
  3. Serve immediately.

RECIPE SOURCE : Pizzas & PastaBuy this cookbook
Related Articles
Recipe Contest

No Contest Announced

View contest archive....
Rate and review this recipe and get 15 days FREE bonus membership!
Subscribe to the free food mailer


Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!

View Mailer Archive

Privacy Policy: We never give away your email

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Password?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.


Shell Pasta Salad with Pesto Dressing
 on 20 May 14 03:59 PM

Walnut pesto was an interesting combination... and a great variation the the classic Pine nut pesto recipe... also the paneer was a great addition.. the flavors were simple yet so aromatic... the freshness of the basil... the nuttiness from the walnuts and the punch from the garlic and olive oil was a great experience.