Gluten-Free Spinach and Basil Pesto Pasta
This healthy spinach and basil pesto pasta recipe is jam-packed with both nutrients and flavour! In just 15 minutes, you'll have a delicious and satisfying meal that is gluten-free and guilt-free.
- 3 cups Gluten-Free Pasta
- 1 cup Fresh Basil
- 1 cup Fresh Spinach
- ½ cup Parmesan Cheese
- ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- ⅓ cup Almonds or Pine Nuts
- 3 teaspoon Minced Garlic to taste
- 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
- Pinch Salt
- Pinch Black Pepper
Cook your pasta in salted water according to package instructions.
While the pasta is cooking, combine all other ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth and olive oil is fully incorporated.
Save ½ cup of pasta water then drain. In a bowl or the pot, mix the pasta, pesto, and pasta water to emulsify the sauce and fully coat the noodles.
Garnish with some cherry tomatoes, extra parmesan cheese, and fresh parsley. Enjoy!