Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta

5 (1) | Rate this recipe

Select Below to Add Your Rating

This pesto pasta recipe is the perfect balance of fresh flavours and satisfying spaghetti. Whizz some basil, creme fraiche and cheese in a food processor, before adding pine nuts. Once mixed through hot spaghetti, sprinkle with extra cheese.

  • Recipe serves6
  • Preparation time20 minutes


  • 1 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot
  • 300 ml Crème fraiche
  • 300 g Basil leaves
  • 100 g Parmesan (or Cheddar), grated
  • 100 g Pine nuts, toasted
  • 500 g Spaghetti or linguine, cooked according to packet directions and drained


  • In a food processor, add the Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot, basil leaves, crème fraiche and Parmesan (or Cheddar). Pulse lightly for 1 minute. Add the pine nuts and pulse again until finely chopped.
  • Stir the pesto through the hot cooked pasta.
  • Serve topped with extra Parmesan (or Cheddar) and pine nuts.