Pasta with Red Pesto

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A yummy sun-dried tomato pesto for your pasta, meat, fish or bread!

Camille C.
Camille C.

5 minutes

Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

627 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Pot (small), Colander, Food processor


Pasta (rigatoni)

Step 1

Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Reserve a bit of the cooking liquid.


Step 2

Peel the garlic.

Pine nuts

Step 3

Before making the pesto, set aside a little bit of parmesan & pine nuts for garnish.

Sun-dried tomatoes
Olive oil
Pine nuts

Step 4

In a blender or food processor, add the rest of the parmesan & pine nuts. Then add the sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil & garlic. Season with salt & pepper. Blend until smooth. Thin the pesto with a splash of the pasta cooking liquid.

Step 5

Toss the drained pasta with the pesto. Top with the reserved parmesan & pine nuts. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy627 cal.
Fat35 g
Carbohydrates57 g
Protein21 g
Fiber4 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Pasta with Red Pesto" contains 627 Energy, 35 g of Fat, 57 g of Carbohydrates, 21 g of Protein, 4 g of Fiber.

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Pasta with Red Pesto
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