Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Homemade Pesto Pasta Recipe

Pasta is a dish with no age bondage; it is loved by all three generations equally. On the contrary, being categorized as an unhealthy dish, people restrict themselves from it. But from now you don’t need to do this; we are here with a pesto pasta recipe made solely from healthy ingredients, plus it is easy to make. This veggie pesto pasta recipe provides one with a scrumptious taste, good proportion of nutrition and can be enjoyed guilt-free. To keep your family healthy without compromising their favorite dishes, you can instead give a try to this recipe.  This recipe is mostly loved by kids as they enjoy it in there tiffin’s for lunch.


PREP TIME 10 minutes
COOK TIME 20 minutes
TOTAL TIME 30 minutes


In this pesto pasta recipe, we have used some healthy and fresh ingredients which elevate the taste and nutrition quotient of the dish. Below we have mentioned the ingredients you will be needing to start with the preparation of the recipe. 

  • Basil leaves – 10-15
  •  Garlic – 12 (8 whole and 4 finely chopped)
  • Walnuts – 10-15
  • Cashew – 10-12
  • Olive oil – 1 Cup
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Black pepper – 2 Teaspoon
  • Pasta – 2 Cups
  • Cherry tomato – 6 (cut in halves)
  • Broccoli – 4-5 (flowers)
  • Capsicum – 1 (chopped in squares)
  • Corn – 4 Tablespoons
  • Reserved pasta water – 1 Cup


In this pesto pasta recipe loaded with veggies, we have used a few organic ingredients such as Flyberry Walnuts, 24 Mantra Cashews, Borges Olive Oil, WickedGud Pasta to elevate the recipe’s taste and nutritional profile.

Also Read: Spinach Pasta Recipe


Veggie Pesto Pasta recipe is a quick and tempting recipe to give a tempting treat to your stomach. The recipe is made from fresh vegetables, herbs and pasta made with healthy ingredients. All these ingredients combined uplift the nutritional balance of the dish. Here we have enlisted the recipes’ nutritional value for your to take a glance at it.

The Nutrition value is based on 1 Serving (200g) of Veggie pesto pasta.

  • Calories – 307
  • Carbohydrate – 38.4g
  • Fat –  14.4g
  • Protein – 9.6g
  • Sodium – 48.8mg
  • Potassium – 369.6g
  • Cholesterol – 0mg


In Indian households, all we know is making basic pasta made with a few veggies and masala. But eating the same version of pasta might be boring sometimes. It’s time to adopt making pasta in different styles. Here we have a delicious version of pesto pasta. This pesto pasta is an easy-to-make recipe with a bunch of veggies and herbs that satisfy one from per nutrition and taste point of view. Below we have mentioned the recipe instructions in detail for you to follow as a guide. 

  • To start with the recipe, take a blender, and add basil leaves, garlic, walnut, cashew, black pepper, salt, and olive oil. Blend all the ingredients well and keep them aside. 
  • On the other side, take  4 cups of water, olive oil and pasta, and boil it for  7-10 minutes. Strain the excess water and keep it aside. Preserve pasta water for later.
  • Heat a pan on a low-medium flame, add some olive oil, and allow it to heat. Add garlic, capsicum, corn, broccoli, and cherry tomato, and cook all the veggies for 2 minutes,
  • Add salt, pepper powder, blended pesto sauce, and reserved pasta water. Mix all the ingredients well. Cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Now add boiled pasta and mix well. Finally, pesto pasta recipe is ready to be served.

Also read: List of 20 Different Pasta

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