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Pesto Linguine

A delicious dinner option

At a Glance


2 People



Prep Time:

5 min

Cooking Time:

15 min

Looking to make your own pesto? Give this pesto linguine recipe a try to freshen up your pasta dish. You'll never reach for a jar of pesto again.

What you'll need:


2 bunches of fresh basil (aprox 60g)

2 handfuls of pine nuts (aprox 50g)

2 good handfuls of freshly grated Parmesan cheese (aprox 50g)

2 garlic cloves

Olive oil



160g linguine


  1. Add pasta to boiling salted water and cook for the time indicated on pack

  2. Place the basil, pine nuts, parmesan and garlic in a food processor

  3. Add a pinch of salt and drizzle in some of the olive oil – just enough to bind the sauce and get an oozy consistency

  4. Add the pesto to the cooked pasta and help with some of the pasta cooking water if needed

  5. Serve with grated Parmesan