This is a recipe which both kids and adults will simply enjoy! Spaghetti in pesto sauce is an Italian dish with the richness and aroma of basil which is it’s basic ingredient. It keeps the flavour of the dish fresh for long. This recipe, that can be cooked in under 30 minutes, has spaghetti tossed in a blend of cheese and pesto sauce along with cherry tomatoes.
250 gms spaghetti (boiled in two litres of water, a pinch of salt and some olive oil till al dente)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 sprig mint leaves
5 cherry tomatoes halved
2 garlic cloves crushed slightly.
For pesto sauce:
2 cups basil
1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
1/2 cup roasted walnuts
4 garlic cloves
3 tbsps olive oil
Tip all the ingredients mentioned under pesto sauce in a blender and grind to a coarse consistency. Keep aside. Heat the olive oil in a pan. Add the garlic cloves. Toss till they turn golden brown. Add the cherry tomatoes. Remove the garlic. Add the pesto sauce. Cook for a minute. Add the boiled spaghetti. Mix thoroughly. Garnish with a mint sprig , cheese and serve immediately.
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