Kale pesto pasta

Pesto pasta recipes

Make the most out of a storecupboard essential with these easy pesto pasta recipes. Make a homemade batch or use up a jar with spaghetti and penne.

36 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This leafy green cabbage-like vegetable is a genuine superfood - it's great whizzed up in place of basil in an Italian sauce

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
57 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This vegetarian bake from reader Lucy Nanor is packed with spinach and peas along with creamy pesto and mascarpone sauce

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Put out all the ingredients for classic pasta salad with pesto dressing and let the kids pick whatever they like to stir in – it's great for fussy eaters 

25 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This supper couldn't be easier. Make our filling pesto pasta recipe for a quick, family-friendly dish you can throw together with storecupboard ingredients

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
46 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Whizz up delicious homemade pesto in under 15 minutes using just five ingredients. This herby Italian-style sauce is great stirred through pasta for a quick meal

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
66 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Throw together some storecupboard ingredients and pop under the grill for a simple midweek meal

25 mins
Easy
74 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A new delicious version of the Italian favourite, pesto pasta, with broccoli

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
227 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A simple one-pan pasta dish with bacon, mushrooms and pesto - ready in under 30 minutes

25 mins
Easy
95 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make a vegan pesto to add to pasta, pizzas, salads and sandwiches. It will keep in the fridge for up to a week

7 mins
Easy
Vegan
20 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This is a wonderful, zingy dish, perfect for a lunch out in the garden - use our recipe for homemade pesto to make it extra special

40 mins
Easy
4 ratings 2.1 out of 5 star rating

Grow your own herbs? Snip a good mixture of them for this very special pasta dish

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
34 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
19 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy our creamy pesto and kale pasta as a tasty and nutritious supper. Make it with just a handful of ingredients and storecupboard staples

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
81 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make your own delicious pesto sauce in just 15 minutes

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Whizz up kale, pumpkin seeds, basil and garlic to make this easy kale pesto. It's perfect stirred through wholemeal spaghetti for a healthy vegan meal

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Make a homemade pesto with parsley, basil and cashew nuts to stir through this comforting pasta. It makes for an easy, healthy family meal

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
61 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Grab some Italian pesto and greens from your storecupboard and rustle up this pot - penne or fusilli work well

20 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Potato gnocchi make a welcome change from pasta. Give them a go in this simple veggie supper for two

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

For a change from the traditional basil variety, this quick and easy peppery pesto is delicious dolloped on pasta or drizzled over summer salads

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
21 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This seasonal pesto is a good way of using up any herbs that are knocking around the kitchen

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Pesto, pine nuts, Parmesan and artichokes lift this storecupboard supper a little higher

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Transform your foraging finds into a tangy sauce by combining wild garlic leaves with parmesan, garlic, lemon and pine nuts. Or, use fresh young nettles

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This unusual pesto is also wonderful with potato gnocchi, on crostini, in panini, or stirred into risotto at the end

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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