Enjoy this tasteful pasta dish!

Servings: 4


  • 1 lb. orchiette
  • 1/2 cup pesto, store bought or homemade
  • 1/4 cup sundried tomato strips


1 Boil orecchiette in water per package directions.
2 Before draining, save 1/2 cup of the starchy cooking liquid.
3 Mix hot pasta with pesto and sundried tomatoes and add some of the reserved liquid to loosen it.
4 Enjoy hot or at room temperature.


Tamar is the Executive Editor of JOYofKOSHER.com.  She recently moved from New York City to Beer Sheva, Israel.  She is the mother of three amazing children, a registered dietitian, nutrition educator, and major foodie!!  Always on the search for the best of everything and often found in the kitchen cooking up new healthy foods, Tamar loves to travel with her family and visits kosher restaurants wherever she goes. Although she loves the sights, she spends more time talking about the restaurants and food she ate! As a mom and a nutritionist, Tamar tries to balance her passion for healthy cooking with her insatiable desire for chocolate!

Originally Published on March 20, 2010.

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