basil pesto pasta on a plate

Basil Pesto Pasta

Basil Pesto PastaFragrant basil, olive oil, toasted pine nuts, and parmesan cheese combine to make this delicious pesto pasta.

Experience Level: Beginner


  • 1 cup pasta
  • 1 cup basil leaves, packed
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 3 tbsp pine nuts
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Serves 1.

Product Needed

Kuvings Power Blender or Kuvings Vacuum Blender


  1. Toast the pine nuts in a pan until they turn golden brown.
  2. Add the basil, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and olive oil to the blender. Blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to your liking. 
  3. Boil the pasta and rinse with cold water.
  4. Coat the pasta in the pesto sauce. Serve immediately.