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  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 8 Ingredients

68 Comments

Quick Healthy Meal


Ingredients

  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 1/3 Cup Pine Nuts
  • 4 Cups Basil Leaves
  • 1/2 small Lemon - juiced
  • 1/3 Cup Olive Oil
  • 8 Cherry Tomatoes
  • to spread on top vegan parmesan cheese
  • 400g pasta

Method

  1. In a food processor, add all sauce ingredients except for the olive oil. Process until smooth.
  2. Once the sauce is smooth, keep processing and add the olive oil gradually until well combined.
  3. Cook pasta as per packet instructions. While the pasta is cooking, add the sauce and halved cherry tomatoes to a large serving bowl.
  4. Drain pasta and add to bowl and toss to combine. Serving options: Serve with salt and pepper, fresh basil leaves, a drizzle of olive oil and vegan parmesan cheese.

  • My family aren’t vegan but this would be a tasty way to have a meal without meat every once in a while.

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  • Simply so easy. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Although I’m not such a pasta fan, I LOVE homemade pesto !! Yum

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  • This looks very appetizing!

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  • The pesto pasta look’s amazing,thank-you!

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  • Ooh yummy this looks very nice.

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  • I’m not a vegan, but I still love this recipe. Sounds tasty, and could be eaten this way or with some chicken. Yum.

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  • I have heaps and heaps of Basil in the garden.

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  • Now just to pick 4 cups of basil leaves :-)

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  • looks like a very delicious meal. thanks for sharing

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  • Thanks for sharing this yummy looking recipe. Will be making!


    • Thanks again for sharing this recipe; made and enjoyed.

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  • this looks so delicious!
    thanks for posting

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  • this is great for a nice no-meat dinner

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  • this looks so nice and tasty

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  • Yum, this is my staple dinner when I don’t have many ingredients to cook with.

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