1.Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling water, uncovered, until it is just tender. Drain the pasta, then rinse it under cold water. Just before serving, combine the pasta with the remaining ingredients and pesto dressing in a large bowl. Gently toss the pasta mixture until lightly combined.
2.For the pesto dressing, combine the dressing and pesto in a jar and shake well.
Any short pasta of your choice can be used. The vegetables in this recipe are available from most delicatessens, or bottled in supermarkets.Note