10 Minute Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Ibtissam Kaya Modified: March 23, 2022
10 Minute Pesto Pasta Recipe

How To Make 10 Minute Pesto Pasta

Whip up an Italian classic with this pesto pasta. This 10-minute dish uses all fresh ingredients and packs a ton of flavor in one simple dish.

Preparation: 2 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 4cupsbasil leaves,packed
  • 3clovesgarlic
  • ¾cuppine nuts,toasted
  • 1cupparmesan cheese,grated
  • 1cupextra virgin olive oil
  • salt & pepper,to taste
  • 16ozpasta,cooked and drained


  1. In a food processor combine basil, garlic, toasted pine nuts, parmesan cheese, olive oil and salt and pepper.  Pulse until desired chunkiness.  Adjust to desired seasonings.  

  2. Heat pesto in a medium skillet and toss with hot pasta.  


  • Calories: 978.42kcal
  • Fat: 66.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 37.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 12.21g
  • Carbohydrates: 72.45g
  • Fiber: 4.00g
  • Sugar: 3.46g
  • Protein: 25.95g
  • Cholesterol: 20.22mg
  • Sodium: 476.51mg
  • Calcium: 412.14mg
  • Potassium: 414.86mg
  • Iron: 3.42mg
  • Vitamin A: 112.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.18mg
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