Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta

Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with its distinct taste. This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world. Today I am going to show you pesto pasta!

Pesto Pasta

Recipe by Nitdb


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Light, Yet full of flavors. This Pesto is perfect tossed with Pasta for quick dinner.


  • Penne pasta

  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves

  • 4-5 cherry tomatoes

  • 4 cloves of garlic

  • 50 grams of cashew nuts

  • 50 grams of almonds

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1 tsp black pepper powder

  • Salt to taste


  • Take sauce pan, add water, then add salt & penne pastas;
  • Give it a stir so that it should not stick to that bottom of pan;
  • Add oil, give it a stir & let it cook for 9 – 10 minutes;
  • Pesto Sauce
  • Put basil leaves in a mixing jar;
  • Add garlic cloves;
  • Add cashew nuts;
  • Add almonds. You can also use pine nuts or walnuts;
  • Add parmesan cheese;
  • Add oil;
  • Add salt & black pepper;
  • Pulse it for 2 -3 minutes;
  • Finalization
  • Now add oil in a heated wok;
  • Add cherry tomatoes & blanched pasta;
  • Add pasta stock, it will give it a nice thickness;
  • Add pesto sauce;
  • Mix this really well;
  • Add some fresh basil leaves;
  • Add black pepper powder;
  • Switch off the flame;
  • Sprinle some parmesan cheese & garnish with fresh basil;
  • Your Pesto Pasta is ready!

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