Pea, pesto & sausage lasagne

Pesto recipes

30 Recipes

Pep up your dinner with a dose of punchy pesto. This green sauce can be easily adapted too.

Pea, pesto & sausage lasagne

4.375

(10 ratings)

Switch up your classic family lasagne with pesto, broccoli, mascarpone and chunks of sausage in a dish that's rich in calcium, folate, fibre and vitamin C...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Broccoli pesto pizza

1.25

(3 ratings)

There's nothing nicer than a fresh pizza, except a fresh pizza smothered in pesto and creamy ricotta!...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Nutty watercress pesto

2.5

(1 rating)

An easy, versatile sauce of herbs, Brazil nuts and cheese - perfect added to pasta or spiralized courgetti for a quick meal
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pepper, pesto & sweetcorn calzones

4.0625

(4 ratings)

A shop-bought bread mix is the trick to making a no-fuss crust for these veggie parcels - add leftover chicken or pork for a meatier meal
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Anytime pesto & prawn pasta salad

5

(4 ratings)

Lemon zest and crème fraîche make this seafood pasta dish with king prawns and green beans rich and zingy - enjoy it hot or cold
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Wild pesto

5

(1 rating)

Transform your foraging finds into a tangy sauce with Parmesan, garlic, lemon and pine nuts - use fresh young nettles or wild garlic leaves
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Nettle gnudi with wild pesto

0

(0 ratings)

These Italian dumplings are like light balls of ricotta gnocchi, or the filling for ravioli - use freshly foraged nettles for a simple sauce
  • 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & pesto whirls

4.615385

(13 ratings)

These herby tear-and-share bread rolls have mozzarella and sun-dried tomatoes baked into them - perfect for a picnic or for dipping into soup
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Potato & pesto pizza

5

(1 rating)

A shop-bought ciabatta bread mix makes the perfect cheat's pizza dough for this speedy supper for two
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crushed broad bean pesto

3.75

(2 ratings)

This green sauce is delicious stirred through pasta, spread on toast with crumbly cheese, or as a dip
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken pesto wrap

5

(2 ratings)

Swap soggy sandwiches for tortilla wraps filled with chicken, cheese and veggies in this tasty packed lunch recipe that kids will love
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Roast pepper pesto with pasta

5

(2 ratings)

Use leftovers from our Roast pepper & chorizo salad to make this easy pasta dish - see the recipe, below right...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Walnut & red pepper pesto pasta

4.464285

(14 ratings)

Homemade pesto knocks spots off shop-bought jars. This earthy blend is a new take on the versatile Italian sauce
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Thai pesto prawn noodles

3.607145

(7 ratings)

Whizz up a pesto with a difference by blending basil, coriander, peanuts, chilli and lime, then serve on egg noodles with flash-fried prawns
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Chicken, squash & pesto lasagne

4.756945

(36 ratings)

This alternative pasta bake is great for making in batches- assemble the layers of mascapone, chicken, basil and butternut then freeze or bake
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Fresh lasagne with pesto

4.423075

(26 ratings)

This veggie pasta dish is perfect for entertaining - it can be made ahead, leaving you free to chat to your guests
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

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