Cavatappi with Arugula Pesto & Cherry Tomatoes

Number of Servings: 6 (186g)
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.


  • Pesto:

    • 5 cups trimmed arugula
    • ½ cup (2 oz.) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
    • ¼ cup pine nuts, toasted
    • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
    • ¾ tsp. salt
    • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • ⅓ cup water
    • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

    Remaining Ingredients:

    • 1 lb. uncooked cavatappi
    • 2 cups red and yellow cherry tomatoes, halved (about ¾ lb.)
    • 2 Tbsp. pine nuts, toasted


  1. To prepare pesto, combine first 7 ingredients in a food processor; process until finely minced. With processor on, slowly pour water and oil through food chute; process until well blended.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  3. Combine pesto, pasta, and tomatoes in a large bowl; toss well. Sprinkle pine nuts over pasta. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 186g

Amount per serving
Calories 410
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.5g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 420mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 15g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 103.1mg 8%
Iron 3.5mg 15%
Potassium 275mg 6%
Vitamin A 66.3mcg 8%
Vitamin C 11.6mcg 15%
Vitamin E 1.8mg 15%
Vitamin K 37.1mcg 30%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 5.7mg 40%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 196.2mcg 49%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 2.2mcg 6%
Chloride 154.5mg 6%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 115.6mg 10%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 40.6mg 10%
Zinc 1mg 10%
Selenium 2.5mcg 6%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
Chromium 0.4mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.3mcg 10%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Cavatappi Pasta (durum Wheat Semolina, Vitamins (niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Iron (ferrous Lactate)), Tomatoes, Arugula, Water, Pine Nuts, Parmesan Cheese ((pasteurized Part-skim Cow's Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Cellulose Powder Added To Prevent Caking, Potassium Sorbate To Protect Flavor), Olive Oil, Lemon Juice, Salt, Garlic, Black Pepper.

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