Homemade Pesto Pasta Dish

Homemade Pesto Pasta Dish

If you’re in the mood for a quick and delicious pasta dish, look no further. Our Homemade Pesto Pasta is bursting with flavor and is ready in no time. This recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.


  • 8 ounces of linguine or your favorite pasta
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a food processor, combine basil, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, garlic, and pine nuts. Blend until smooth.
  3. Season the pesto with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Toss the cooked pasta with the pesto sauce until well coated.
  5. Serve hot, garnished with additional grated Parmesan cheese if desired.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Our Homemade Pesto Pasta is a delightful combination of fresh basil, Parmesan cheese, and pine nuts. It’s a classic Italian dish that’s simple to make yet incredibly flavorful.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 450, Fat: 35g, Carbohydrates: 29g, Protein: 9g

Indulge in this Homemade Pesto Pasta Dish and savor the vibrant flavors of Italy right at your dinner table. The aromatic basil, creamy Parmesan, and the nutty goodness of pine nuts come together to create a heavenly pesto sauce that coats every strand of pasta. It’s a family favorite that’s sure to please everyone. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner, this recipe is a breeze to make. Whip it up in under 30 minutes and enjoy a taste of Italy in the comfort of your own home. Buon appetito!

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