Farfalle with pesto, fresh tomatoes and rocket salad

The first use for my homemade pesto is this very simple and quickly prepared dish, with fresh ingredients and perfect for springtime. Ready in just 10 minutes!

Farfalle with pesto, fresh tomatoes and rocket salad

For 4 people

500g     farfalle (or any other kind of pasta)
200g     rocket salad
50g        grated parmesan cheese
4             tomatoes
1             red pepper
3            tablespoon of homemade pesto
Salt and ground black pepper to taste

1. Cook pasta for about 10 minutes in salted water. Meanwhile cut tomatoes in small cubes and chop red pepper and 2/3 of the rocket salad. Save the remaining salad for the garnish.

2. When the pasta is done drain the water and give it back into the pot. Mix pasta with pesto until it’s evenly distributed. Add tomatoes, red pepper and rocket and mix again. Season to taste with salt and pepper; Arrange on plates and decorate with the remaining salad and parmesan. Enjoy!

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