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This healthy spinach & 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.
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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.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Gluten-Free Pasta
  • 1 cup Fresh Basil
  • 1 cup Fresh Spinach
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • cup Almonds or Pine Nuts
  • 3 teaspoon Minced Garlic to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • Pinch Salt
  • Pinch Black Pepper

Instructions

  • 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!