Crockpot Pesto Pasta Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Recipes.net Team Modified: August 16, 2021

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.

 

Crockpot Pesto Pasta Recipe

How To Make Crockpot Pesto Pasta

5 from 2 votes
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 3 hrs 30 mins
Total: 3 hrs 35 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine the basil, parmesan cheese, olive oil, pine nuts, and garlic. Puree until smooth.

  2. Transfer mixture to a crockpot and cook on Low for 3 hours, stirring occasionally.

  3. Stir in sliced tomatoes and pasta.

  4. Cook on low for another 30 minutes or until pasta is tender.

  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust accordingly.

  6. Garnish with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of parmesan cheese, and 1 sprig, roughly ¼ ounce of fresh basil before serving.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 9g
  • :
  • Calcium: 254mg
  • Calories: 807kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 58g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Fat: 58g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Potassium: 969mg
  • Protein: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 306mg
  • Vitamin A: 1148IU
  • Vitamin C: 11mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Pasta

Trenette Al Pesto (Luca Pasta) Recipe

This famous pasta dish is from Disney Pixar’s Luca often made with trenette pasta. It is cooked with yellow potatoes and green beans before tossing in a fresh basil pesto.
30 mins

Pasta

Shrimp Pesto Pasta Recipe

Enjoy a hearty shrimp pesto pasta packed with sautéed shrimp and cherry tomatoes, tossed in extra parmesan cheese before serving, for a flavorful meal!
20 mins

Pasta

Avocado Pesto Pasta Recipe

Avocado pesto pasta is a popular trend nowadays. Discover the great mix of the sweet and earthy avocado with the minty taste of basil. Try it yourself.
15 mins

Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

Delicious and easy to make, what more could you ask for in a pesto pasta salad? A wonderful dish with a depth of flavor that would leave you wanting more!
25 mins

Pasta

10 Minute Pesto Pasta Recipe

10 minute pesto pasta is made with fresh basil, parmesan, pine nuts, and olive oil.  It brings incredible flavor to your pasta dish and is ready in no time at all! 
10 mins

Pasta

Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe

Enjoy this pesto pasta loaded with tender chicken and earthy flavors of pesto for a richer lunch meal! Cook up a filling plate in just 30 minutes.
30 mins

Pasta

Chicken Florentine Pesto Pasta Recipe

This flavorful Chicken Florentine Pesto Pasta dish introduces a new world of flavor with a medley of chicken with creamy florentine mixed with basil pesto.
30 mins

Pasta

Arugula Pesto Pasta Recipe

Strong earthy flavor combined with a creamy, sweet, and salty cheese taste and texture from the nuts makes this arugula pesto pasta a must-try.
25 mins

Pasta

Asparagus-Spinach Pesto Pasta Recipe

Try a flavorful plate of our savory pesto pasta for dinner! It's loaded with crunchy asparagus, soft spinach and delicious shrimp for a filling meal.
40 mins

Pasta

Creamy Pesto Pasta Recipe

This creamy pesto pasta is made more scrumptious with tender pasta coated in a flavorful white pesto sauce, for a richer and belly-filling meal!
40 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to