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Pesto Pasta Freezer Prep Dinner Bake

A freezer-friendly pasta bake recipe made with pesto, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese.

Tasty Team
May 14, 2023
91% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Pesto Pasta Freezer Prep Dinner Bake

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 4 cups whole wheat pasta (800 g), cooked al dente
  • 2 cups broccoli floret (300 g)
  • 2 cups yellow squash (250 g), quartered
  • 2 cups cherry tomato (400 g)
  • ½ cup pesto (115 g)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (100 g), optional
  • fresh basil, to serve

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 898
  • Fat 21g
  • Carbs 141g
  • Fiber 10g
  • Sugar 11g
  • Protein 36g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C).
  2. Combine pasta, broccoli, yellow squash, cherry tomatoes, and pesto in freezer and oven safe baking tray.
  3. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top (optional).
  4. If freezing, cover baking tray with heavy duty foil or thick plastic wrap and store in the freezer for up to 3 months. When ready to enjoy, remove from freezer and let thaw.
  5. Bake uncovered for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Top with fresh basil and serve.
  7. Enjoy!
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Pesto Pasta Freezer Prep Dinner Bake