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Vegetarian Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Course: Main Course
Keyword: food, pasta, pesto, vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

  • 350 g of pasta
  • 25 g of basil
  • 15 g of coriander
  • 25 g of parsley
  • 1-2 cups of spinach
  • 100 g of peas
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 2-5 tbsp of olive oil
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Add water and a pinch of salt to a saucepan and bring to a boil. Then add the pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  • Add basil, coriander,  parsley, spinach, garlic cloves, lemon juice, salt and pepper to a food processor and blitz.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Add peas and blitz again until smooth. Once you are happy with the taste and consistency set aside until the pasta is ready. 
  • Once the pasta is cooked, drain out the water and add it to a bowl. Then, add the pesto sauce and mix well. 
  • Grate hard cheese on top and decorate with a basil leaf.