Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with its distinct taste. This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world. Today I am going to show you pesto pasta!

Pesto Pasta

Recipe by caion


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Light, Yet full of flavors. This Pesto is perfect tossed with Pasta for quick dinner.


  • Penne pasta

  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves

  • 4-5 cherry tomatoes

  • 4 cloves of garlic

  • 50 grams of cashew nuts

  • 50 grams of almonds

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1 tsp black pepper powder

  • Salt to taste


  • Take sauce pan, add water, then add salt & penne pastas;
  • Give it a stir so that it should not stick to that bottom of pan;
  • Add oil, give it a stir & let it cook for 9 – 10 minutes;
  • Pesto Sauce
  • Put basil leaves in a mixing jar;
  • Add garlic cloves;
  • Add cashew nuts;
  • Add almonds. You can also use pine nuts or walnuts;
  • Add parmesan cheese;
  • Add oil;
  • Add salt & black pepper;
  • Pulse it for 2 -3 minutes;
  • Finalization
  • Now add oil in a heated wok;
  • Add cherry tomatoes & blanched pasta;
  • Add pasta stock, it will give it a nice thickness;
  • Add pesto sauce;
  • Mix this really well;
  • Add some fresh basil leaves;
  • Add black pepper powder;
  • Switch off the flame;
  • Sprinle some parmesan cheese & garnish with fresh basil;
  • Your Pesto Pasta is ready!

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