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mediterranean pesto pasta

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Monnette Surface
Temecula, CA

This is actually something my husband makes...but we all love it and I thought I would share it with you..

(1 rating)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For mediterranean pesto pasta

  • olive oil, extra virgin
  • basil, fresh
  • parmesan cheese
  • pistachio nuts, chopped
  • salt, pepper, garlic
  • pasta shells
  • sun dried tomatoes
  • kalamata (greek) olives
  • feta cheese

How To Make mediterranean pesto pasta

  • 1
    bring water to boil and cook pasta shells...
  • 2
    make pesto sauce...with a food processor chop fresh basil...slowly add olive oil until incorporated...add parm cheese & blend...then add pistachio nuts...continue blending until resembles pesto sauce...season with salt, pepper, & garlic...if needed add more olive oil till you reach desired consistency...
  • 3
    you may add ingredients while the pasta is still warm...start with pesto sauce..eye ball rest of ingredients...we chop olives & sun dried tomatoes up in food processor so all is balanced in size with the feta cheese...mix and enjoy!!!

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