• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time -
  • Serving For 6 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

A delicious sauce that you can use for any pasta dishes or with meat.

Recipe Ingredient

  • For Pesto Sauce:
  • 260gm basil leaves, washed and pat dried
  • 3 medium garlic cloves, chopped
  • 30gm pine nuts
  • 70ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 30g Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 1/4 tsp salt to taste
  • For spaghetti:
  • 500g pasta
  • water for boiling
  • salt to taste
  • 30g Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • extra pine nuts (optional)


    To make pesto sauce:
  1. Clean the basil leaves and ensure it's pat dried.
  2. Transfer all ingredients into a food processor and pulse till the ingredients are blended into a paste.
  3. Scoop out the paste and mix with extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Add grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and mix till combined.
  5. To prepare spaghetti:
  6. Bring a pot of water to boil. Once boiling point is reached and the water is bubbling, put in the spaghetti and cook for around 20 mins.
  7. Retain some brine water and strain spaghetti and place the spaghetti in cold water to cool for a few seconds. Strain from water and set aside.
  8. Combine spaghetti, pesto sauce and some brine sauce in a bowl and toss.
  9. Grate Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese over it, add some pine nuts and enjoy!

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