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Beetroot Pesto Spaghetti

A delicious beetroot pesto spaghetti recipe filled with nutrients! This homemade beetroot pesto includes walnuts, beets, pasta, and fresh herbs.
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Keyword: beetroot, pesto, spaghetti, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 3 people


  • 2 pre-cooked beetroot
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 250 g of spaghetti
  • 1/4-1/2 cup of reserved spaghetti water
  • 1/2 a handful of walnuts
  • 1-2 tsp of lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Parsley to garnish
  • 1-2 tbsp of olive oil


  • Add spaghetti to a saucepan of boiling water and add a pinch of salt. Leave to cook for 10-15 minutes on a low/medium heat and reserve 1/4-1/2 cup of the spaghetti water.
  • Meanwhile, add beetroot, garlic, walnuts, lemon juice, salt, pepper, 1/4 cup of spaghetti water to a food processor and blitz for a few minutes. Gradually add olive oil until the mixture becomes smooth.
  • Add the spaghetti to a large bowl. Add the beetroot pesto to the bowl, mix well and adjust seasoning if necessary. Garnish with parsley.