Pesto & Cherry Tomato Linguini

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Homemade pesto & buffalo mozzarella...Yes & yes!

Camille C.
Camille C.

5 minutes

Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

728 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Blender, Pot (small), Colander, Frying pan


Pasta (linguine)

Step 1

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

Basil (fresh)
Pine nuts
Olive oil

Step 2

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!

Cherry tomatoes

Step 3

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.

Pasta (linguine)

Step 4

Add the pasta & a little bit of cooking liquid to the pan. Stir together. Then add the pesto. Cook, stirring for 1-2 min.

Mozzarella (fresh)

Step 5

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!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy728 cal.
Fat47 g
Carbohydrates58 g
Protein22 g
Fiber5 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Pesto & Cherry Tomato Linguini" contains 728 Energy, 47 g of Fat, 58 g of Carbohydrates, 22 g of Protein, 5 g of Fiber.

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Pesto & Cherry Tomato Linguini