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Spaghetti In Pesto Sauce Recipe

Spaghetti In Pesto Sauce
How to make Spaghetti In Pesto Sauce

About Spaghetti In Pesto Sauce Recipe: A recipe to satiate kids and adults alike! Spaghetti in pesto sauce is an Italian dish that boasts of rich flavours that pesto sauce has to offer. Pesto sauce is a popular ingredient from Italy used in various other cuisines such as Vietnamese. Its basic ingredient is basil which keeps the flavour of the dish fresh for long. This recipe, that can be cooked in under 30 minutes, has spaghetti tossed in the tasty blend of cheese, herbs, nuts and garlic of the pesto sauce along with cherry tomatoes and a hint of clove making a fantastic combination. You can serve this dish to kids as a mid-day meal or quickly cook for brunch at home. You can also prepare this easy spaghetti recipe for dinner with friends, paired with some wine.

Ingredients in Spaghetti in Pesto Sauce Recipe: The basic ingredient in this spaghetti recipe is the freshly made pesto sauce that has parmesan cheese, nuts and most importantly basil, which keeps the dish fresh and is a great antioxidant.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Spaghetti In Pesto Sauce

  • 250 gms spaghetti (boiled in a pinch of salt and some oilve oil till al dente)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 sprig mint leaves (to garnish)
  • 2 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove (whole), peeled
  • For pesto sauce:
  • 2 cups basil
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pine nuts (toasted)
  • to taste salt
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

How to Make Spaghetti In Pesto Sauce

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Prepare Pesto Sauce:

In a blender add all the ingredients and mix till a semi-fine paste is achieved.

Prepare Pasta:

In a pan add the olive oil and the garlic clove. Add the cherry tomatoes. Remove the whole garlic clove.
Add the pesto sauce. Cook for 1 minute.
Add the boiled spaghetti.
Garnish with a mint sprig and serve hot.

Recipe Notes

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