The best pasta to use for this salad is corkscrew-shaped fusilli, which has plenty of surface area and groves for capturing the pesto sauce. Rotini is another good option. For the pesto, I use my Best Basic Pesto recipe , which is in my fridge practically all summer long, but store-bought will work, too. Jun 18, 2021 · Welcome - I'm Jenn Segal - Classically Trained Chef, Cookbook Author & Busy Mom. Once upon a time, I went to culinary school and worked in fancy restaurants. Now, I’m cooking for my family and sharing all my tested & perfected recipes with you here! Read more…