10 Minute Pesto Pasta

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 5
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10 minute pesto pasta is made with fresh basil, parmesan, pine nuts, and olive oil.  It brings incredible flavor to your pasta dish and is ready in no time at all! 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian


  • 4 Cups Basil leaves packed
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 cup Toasted Pine nuts
  • 1 Cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 Cup Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 16 ounce pasta cooked and drained


  1. In a food processor combine basil, garlic, toasted pine nuts, parmesan cheese, olive oil and salt and pepper.  Pulse until desired chunkiness.  Adjust to desired seasonings.  

  2. Heat pesto in a medium skillet and toss with hot pasta.  

Recipe Notes

Recipe Inspired by Fabio