Recipes and Cooking Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes and Arugula Pesto Be the first to rate & review! Pesto is one of the most versatile sauces on the planet. For a speedy supper, toss with spaghetti and sweet roasted tomatoes. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on December 30, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Todd Wagner Ingredients 12 ounce dried spaghetti 1 cup roasted tomatoes* ½ cup Arugula Pesto ¼ cup Parmesan cheese Fresh basil leaves Arugula Pesto 2 cloves garlic, peeled 6 cup arugula 1 cup fresh basil leaves 1 cup toasted walnuts or slivered almonds ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon fresh cracked pepper Directions Cook spaghetti according to package directions. In a large bowl toss together cooked pasta, roasted tomatoes, Arugula Pesto, and cheese. Top with basil. Arugula Pesto In a food processor place garlic and process until chopped. Add the arugula and basil and continue to process until leaves are minced. Add the walnuts, olive oil, Parmesan, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Process until the pesto is smooth and creamy. Transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. *Roasted Tomatoes To make roasted tomatoes, toss cherry or grape tomatoes with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Spread on a large baking sheet. Roast at 350°F for 20 minutes. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 517 Calories 21g Fat 68g Carbs 15g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 517 % Daily Value * Total Fat 21g 27% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 5mg 2% Sodium 165mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 68g 25% Total Sugars 4g Protein 15g Vitamin C 9.8mg 49% Calcium 110mg 8% Iron 3.6mg 20% Potassium 403mg 9% Folate, total 231mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.