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Sun-dried tomato pesto pasta

Serves: 6
Prep: 15
Cook: 15

    A quick, easy and tasty pesto recipe that will have the family raving about your cooking skills. Great for a quick mid-week family meal.


    • 30g pinenuts, toasted
    • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated
    • 1 bunch basil, leaves removed
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • ½ tsp salt (optional)
    • 3 tbs light olive oil
    • 2 tbs water
    • ½ cup sundried tomatoes, drained and chopped
    • 500g dried spaghetti


    1. Place pine nuts, cheese, basil, garlic and salt in a food processor.
    2. Process ingredients while slowly adding oil and water, until the desired consistency is reached.
    3. Fold through sun-dried tomatoes.
    4. Cook pasta according to instructions on packet. Drain.
    5. Fold pesto sauce through pasta and serve with extra parmesan cheese.


    • The pesto sauce can be frozen for up to one month.

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