Friday, 1 March 2013

Pasta in Parsley Pesto

Easy and yummy Pasta cooked in Parsley Pesto Sauce…

Serve: 2


1 ½  cup Fusilli (you can take any Pasta)
1 tbsp olive oil
2-3 tbsp milk
Salt and Pepper to taste

For the Parsley Pesto:

1/2 cup parsley Leaves
2 tbsp roasted Peanuts
1 cube cheese
1/2 tsp chilli flakes
2 pods garlic
1 tbsp lemon juice
2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  • For Pesto, grind together all the ingredients under pesto. 
  • Boil pasta till well cooked, drain and keep aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a saucepan. Add the pesto sauce and fry for a few minutes. 
  • Add the milk to get a sauce like consistency. Add the pasta and toss to coat well. 
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve hot.


  1. Love this pasta dish Preeti. We have pasta once a week and it would be really good to whip up something like this than drowning the pasta in a heavy sauce every time I make it. Love the pic too :)

  2. Beautiful it looks. Luv it as it has no cheese and I love to make this. Bookmarked.

  3. Thanks all... Latha it has little cheese in sauce but you can avoid it..

  4. looks really yumm...
    I'm pleased to pass on the Leibster award to you... please pick it up from

  5. That's a simple pasta recipe.. Have to make it !!

  6. This is pretty quick...Loved the green pasta...