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Classic pesto pasta with fresh basil, pine nuts and parmesan cheese... Ready in 20 minutes so one of my best last minute dinner ideas!

Classic Pesto Pasta with Homemade Basil Pesto

Classic pesto pasta with fresh basil, pine nuts and parmesan cheese... Ready in 20 minutes so one of my best last minute dinner ideas!

Course Lunch, Main Course, Starter
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2
Calories per serving 701 kcal

Ingredients

  • 9 oz dry spaghetti (250 g)
  • 4 tbsp basil pesto
  • freshly ground pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Fill a large and high pan with cold tap water and season with a good dash of salt. Then place the pan over high heat until boiling. Add the pasta and cook it until tender.

  2. Then drain the cooked pasta and transfer it back to the hot pan. Pour in the fresh basil pesto and stir well. Put the pesto pasta onto deep plates. Sprinkle with a last dash of freshly ground black pepper and salt. Serve hot.


  3. Classic pesto pasta with fresh basil, pine nuts and parmesan cheese... Ready in 20 minutes so one of my best last minute dinner ideas!