3 Recipe Ideas Using Pesto

28 Feb

Spaghetti with Pesto

In the post on coriander parsley pesto, I had promised to share recipe ideas using pesto.

And so, here I am, delivering on that promise.

Three recipe ideas using pesto as key ingredient: mushroom and cherry tomato sauté with pesto, spaghetti with pesto, pesto on toast.

1. Mushroom and Cherry Tomato Saute with Pesto

You Need:

  • Mushrooms – 300 grams
  • Cherry tomatoes – 1 cup
  • Coriander parsley pesto – 1 tablespoon
  • Olive oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt and pepper – to taste

How To Make Mushroom and Cherry Tomato Sauté with Pesto:

Wash and slice mushrooms. Use cherry tomatoes whole.

Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes

Coat the bottom of a wide non-stick pan with a teaspoon of olive oil. Put on a high flame, sauté cherry tomatoes and mushrooms with a pinch of salt and pepper till the mushrooms give off all water. (around 5 minutes).

Mix a tablespoon of coriander parsley pesto. Serve warm.

Recipe Ideas Using Pesto: Mushroom Cherry Tomato Saute

2. Spaghetti with Pesto

You Need:

  • Spaghetti – cooked as per packet instructions
  • Coriander parsley pesto – 1 tablespoon per serving

How To Make Spaghetti with Pesto:

Mix a tablespoon of coriander parsley pesto per serving to just-cooked spaghetti.

Pesto with Spaghetti

Dig in.

Recipe Ideas Using Pesto: Spaghetti Pesto

3. Pesto On Toast

You Need:

  • Bread slices
  • Butter – 1/2 teaspoon per slice
  • Coriander parsley pesto – 1 teaspoon per slice

How To Make Pesto On Toast:

Toast bread slices. Butter them, then spread coriander parsley pesto over each slice. Serve immediately.

Recipe Ideas Using Pesto: Pesto on Toast

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