forkful, Caesar Basil Pasta Salad
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5 from 19 votes


This Caesar Basil Pasta Salad is a unique but simple recipe. Made with rotini pasta, a caesar basil pesto dressing, cherry tomatoes and fresh mozzarella!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caesar Basil Pasta Salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 497kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook


  • 1 (16 oz) box Rotini Pasta cooked
  • 1 cup tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella cubed
  • ΒΌ cup basil pesto fresh or jarred
  • 1 cup creamy caesar dressing
  • 2 teaspoons house seasoning (equal parts salt, pepper and garlic powder)


  • Cook and drain pasta according to package directions.
  • Pour pasta into a medium-large bowl.
  • Mix together Caesar dressing with Basil Pesto.
  • Pour over warm pasta and coat throughly.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and toss.
  • Cover and place into refrigerator until ready to eat.



Cover and place into refrigerator until ready to eat.


Calories: 497kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 649mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 465IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 1.3mg