Pea, pesto & sausage lasagne

Pesto recipes

32 Recipes

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

33 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
6 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

There's nothing nicer than a fresh pizza, except a fresh pizza smothered in pesto and creamy ricotta!

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Italian green basil sauce makes a good base for this stuffed, vegetarian dish with creamy mascarpone and light rocket salad

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Eggs are a great way to pack protein into a vegetarian diet, and these filled omelette wedges are super satisfying, too

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
18 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
10 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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
49 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This green sauce is delicious stirred through pasta, spread on toast with crumbly cheese, or as a dip

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Baked salmon topped with pesto and sour cream sauce served with grated root vegetables makes a quick and wholesome midweek meal

27 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make your own Italian sauce from nuts, garlic and watercress, add a touch of lemon and serve with pasta

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This superfood supper is packed with ingredients to give your body a boost, such as red onion, nigella seeds, walnuts, rapeseed oil and lemon

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Use leftovers from our Roast pepper & chorizo salad to make this easy pasta dish - see the recipe, below right

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Stuffed with spinach, pesto rice and melting mozzarella, these tomatoes make a speedy veggie supper

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

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

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

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
16 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Sneak some extra green veg into pesto-based pasta sauce

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
94 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
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