Plain Pesto Pasta

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 bunch - cilantro.
  • 1 box - rotini or penne (pasta).
  • 1 - green chilli.
  • 1/2 cup - parmesan cheese.
  • 1/4 cup - pine nuts.
  • 3/4 cup - extra virgin olive oil.
  • 1 bunch - asparagus.
  • 1 - zucchini.
  • 1/4 cup - peas.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.

How to Make Plain Pesto Pasta

  • Roast the nuts until fragrant and keep aside. In a food processor, add cilantro, parmesan cheese, chilli and mix. Add oil while mixing until it is of the desired consistency.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • In a big pot, heat salt and water and cook the pasta as per the directions on the pack.
  • Before 2-3 mins of cooking pasta, add the vegetables and drain the pasta. Mix the sauce with the pasta in a serving bowl.