Pesto Pasta with Tomatoes & Broccoli Saute 1 tbsp olive oil and garlic. Then add 2 c tomatoes & 1 tbsp pesto cooking 3 to 4 minutes. Add about 4 cups of 🥦 and 1 tbsp pesto Add cooked pasta (2 cups uncooked), 1 c pasta water, 1/4 c pesto, 1/3 c sun dried tomatoes. Add salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Stir gently and let flavors marinate for a few minutes. Add parmesan cheese and enjoy!!