Crockpot Pesto Pasta Recipe

Recipes.net Team
Recipes.net Team Published March 20, 2020

This easy recipe allows you to make the best-ever pesto to be served with pasta and sun-dried tomatoes! If you’re not in the mood for pasta, just whip up a batch of this pesto and serve it with crackers or dipping bread.

How To Make Crockpot Pesto Pasta

  • 4 cups fresh basil
  • 1 cup grated or powdered Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup roasted pine nuts
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup sun dried tomatoes (drained & sliced)
  • 12 oz pasta of your choice (cooked)
  1. In a blender, combine basil and pine nuts.
  2. Once well processed, add garlic and cheese.
  3. Pulse three or four times to incorporate mixture and add oil.
  4. Transfer mixture to a crockpot and cook on low for 3 hours, stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir in sliced tomatoes and pasta.
  6. Cook on low for another 30 minutes or until pasta is tender.

How To Make Crockpot Pesto Pasta

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Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time: 3 hrs 35 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh basil
  • 1 cup grated or powdered Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup roasted pine nuts
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup sun dried tomatoes, drained & sliced
  • 12 oz pasta of your choice, cooked

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine basil and pine nuts.
  2. Once well processed, add garlic and cheese.

  3. Pulse three or four times to incorporate mixture and add oil.
  4. Transfer mixture to a crockpot and cook on low for 3 hours, stirring occasionally.

  5. Stir in sliced tomatoes and pasta.
  6. Cook on low for another 30 minutes or until pasta is tender.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 254mg
  • Calories: 807kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 58g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Fat: 58g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Potassium: 969mg
  • Protein: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 306mg
  • Sugar: 9g
  • Vitamin A: 1148IU
  • Vitamin C: 11mg
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