Easy Pesto Pasta Recipe


Easy pesto pasta is the perfect weeknight recipe! It’s ready in less than 30 minutes, full of bold flavors, and creamy without any added heavy cream.

Option to make it dairy free / vegan, and customize it with whatever protein or veggies you like! Gluten free, vegetarian, vegan option.

For basil pesto – Basil – Pine nuts – Parmesan cheese – Garlic


Cook pasta and reserve pasta water

Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook pasta according to package instructions.

Add the frozen peas to the boiling water 30 seconds before the pasta is done cooking.

Before draining, scoop out and reserve about 1 cup of the past cooking water.

With the pot off the stove top, return pasta and peas to the pot along with the pesto and 1/2 cup pasta cooking water. Use tongs or two large forks to toss together until evenly coated.

Toss with pesto

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