Creamy Pesto Pasta Video

Creamy Pesto Pasta Video

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Pesto, a sauce made of nuts and herbs is made richer here by the addition of spinach, which gives it a vibrant colour, unique flavour and creamier texture too. Along with olive oil and cheese, it makes a great home for perfectly cooked fusilli.


Recipe Description for Vegetarian Creamy Pesto Pasta, Indian Style

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Makes 2 servings
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For The Pesto
1/2 cup chopped basil
1 cup chopped spinach (palak)
1/2 cup whole walnuts (akhrot)
1 tbsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup cheese cubes
1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp roughly chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Other Ingredients For Vegetarian Creamy Pesto Pasta
2 cups cooked fusillii
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp grated processed cheese for sprinkling


For the pesto

  1. Boil enough water in a deep non-stick pan, add the basil and spinach, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Drain and refresh it with cold water and allow it to cool.
  3. Once cooled, combine all the ingredients in a mixer and blend to a smooth paste. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}vegetarian creamy pesto pasta{/span}, heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the fusilli and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the prepared pesto, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

How to pack

  1. Allow the {span class="bold1"}vegetarian creamy pesto pasta{/span} to cool completely, and pack it with the cheese sprinkled on top in an air-tight tiffin box.

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