Southwestern Pesto Pasta

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I love salsa.

It is true, I can literally eat it out of the jar with a spoon.

Years ago, I found this recipe (where escapes me) and thought I couldn't go wrong with combining a bunch of salsa with pasta!

The original recipe called for regular Parmesan cheese and oil.  I omitted the oil and changed to a Vegan Parmesan cheese that is easy to make at home.

 

 

 

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I'm linking up today with Kimmy from Rock My Vegan Socks & Mary Ellen VNutrition for Healthy Vegan Fridays and Running on Happy, The Fit Foodie Mama, Confessions of a Mother Runner, and A Whisk and Two Wands for #MeatlessMonday!

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  1. Yum! I love anything pesto! Your take with the salsa making it southwestern looks so tasty!

    I'll need to try this soon while all the basil is still around this season. :)

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  2. I feel the same way about salsa! Love the addition of it in the pasta. Thanks for linking up today for meatless Monday

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  3. Loving this, and umm is eating salsa out of the jar wrong? Thank you for linking up with us for Meatless Monday!

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  4. This sounds so good! I am not a huge pesto fan and this sounds like a better way of enjoying it =) I also LOVE salsa - it's so good!!!! My husband likes it too but is sensitive to corn (and corn chips!) and I've been struggling with fun ways to incorporate salsa into a meal. This is it!
    Thanks so much for sharing at Healthy Vegan Fridays. I'm pinning & sharing. I hope you are having a great week =)

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  5. Interesting combo! Thanks for linking up!

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  6. If it is wrong... I don't want to be right :-)

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  7. I hope you enjoy it!

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