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

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Preparation:
5 mins
Cooking:
5 hrs 30 mins
Total:
5 hrs 35 mins
Serves:
6

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh basil
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup pine nuts
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup sun dried tomatoes sliced
  • 3 cups pasta of choice uncooked

Instructions

  • In a blender, combine basil and pine nuts.
  • Once well chopped, add garlic and cheese.
  • Pulse three or four times to incorporate mixture and add oil.
  • Transfer mixture to a crockpot and cook on low for five hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in sliced tomatoes and pasta.
  • Cook on low for another 30 minutes or until pasta is tender.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 749kcal | Carbohydrates: 104g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 1106mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1148IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 267mg | Iron: 5mg