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

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  • Pea, pesto & sausage lasagne

    Pea, pesto & sausage lasagne

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.41 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

  • Broccoli pesto pizza

    Broccoli pesto pizza

    A star rating of 2.7 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Crunchy pesto & mozzarella baked mushrooms

    Crunchy pesto & mozzarella baked mushrooms

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • Pick & mix pesto pasta salad bar arranged in bowls

    Pick & mix pesto pasta salad bar

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • Nutty watercress pesto

    Nutty watercress pesto

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Pepper, pesto & sweetcorn calzones

    Pepper, pesto & sweetcorn calzones

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.9 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

  • Creamy pesto & kale pasta served in a bowl

    Creamy pesto & kale pasta

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.44 ratings

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

  • Anytime pesto & prawn pasta salad

    Anytime pesto & prawn pasta salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.14 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

  • Jar of wild garlic pesto

    Wild garlic pesto

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.24 ratings

    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

  • Nettle gnudi with wild pesto

    Nettle gnudi with wild pesto

    A star rating of 1 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Cheese & pesto whirls

    Cheese & pesto whirls

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.57 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

  • Potato & pesto pizza

    Potato & pesto pizza

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Crushed broad bean pesto

    Crushed broad bean pesto

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Linguine with watercress & almond pesto

    Linguine with watercress & almond pesto

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Chicken pesto wrap

    Chicken pesto wrap

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Roast pepper pesto with pasta

    Roast pepper pesto with pasta

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Tomatoes stuffed with pesto rice

    Tomatoes stuffed with pesto rice

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Walnut & red pepper pesto pasta

    Walnut & red pepper pesto pasta

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.29 ratings

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

  • Thai pesto prawn noodles

    Thai pesto prawn noodles

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.15 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

  • Secret green sauce spaghetti

    Secret green sauce spaghetti

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.17 ratings

    Sneak some extra green veg into pesto-based pasta sauce

  • Chicken, squash & pesto lasagne

    Chicken, squash & pesto lasagne

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.106 ratings

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

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