Trofie Pasta With Pesto

pesto and trofie pasta

Pesto and Trofie Pasta

Trofie with PestoMichelle Heimerman

In Genoa, pesto is most commonly tossed with trofie, a short, twisted pasta, or trennete, a thin, flat noodle. Never heat pesto on its own—the pasta will warm it—and add it sparingly (around ½ cup pesto per pound of pasta).