Stovetop, Blender, Pot (small), Colander, Frying pan
Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Reserve a bit of the cooking liquid.
In a blender or food processor, combine the pine nuts, basil leaves, peeled garlic clove, olive oil & a pinch of salt. Blend until you have pesto!
Heat another drizzle of olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Wash the cherry tomatoes & add them to the pan. Cook, stirring for 2-3 min.
Add the pasta & a little bit of cooking liquid to the pan. Stir together. Then add the pesto. Cook, stirring for 1-2 min.
Serve the pesto pasta topped with torn pieces of mozzarella & a drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt & pepper. Garnish with basil leaves (optional). Mangia!
Average estimated amount for one serving
On average, one serving of the recipe "Pesto & Cherry Tomato Linguini" contains 749 Energy, 50 g of Fat, 57 g of Carbohydrates, 20 g of Protein, 5 g of Fiber.