Pesto Linguine

Lynette !


Great side or a light lunch. Wonderful if you grown your own herbs!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 c
    packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 c
    packed fresh parsley sprigs
  • 5 large
    cloves of garlic
  • 1 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 16 oz
    package linguine
  • 4-6 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • ·
    salt, to taste
  • ·
    freshly grated parmesan, for garnish

How to Make Pesto Linguine


  1. Position the knife blade in the food processor. Add the first 3 ingredients. Process until finely chopped.
  2. Pour the oil in a steady stream through the food chute with the processor running, processing until combined. Add the parmesan cheese and process until blended. Set aside.
  3. Cook the linguine according to the package directions. Drain.
  4. Combine the linguine, butter, and salt to taste in a large serving bowl; toss. Add the reserved pesto mixture. and toss. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese if desired. Serve immediately.

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About Pesto Linguine

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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