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Easy Mushroom Cherry Tomatoes Basil Pesto Pasta


Nutritional Value: 291 Calories / Serving Fat 30 cal Carbs 214 cal Protein 47 cal

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Pasta with Basil Pesto, Pasta with Mushrooms and Cherry Tomato, Pasta,
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 291 kcal
Author Kalyon Subbarao

Ingredients

  • 250 gms Pasta Fusilli/Penne
  • 1 ½ Cup Cherry Tomatoes Diced
  • 200 Gms Button Mushrooms Cleaned & Diced
  • 2 tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 1 Tsp Oregano
  • A Pinch of Ground Nutmeg
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive Oil for frying

For Pesto:

  • 10 Almonds Blanched & Skinned
  • ½ Cup Basil Cleaned & Diced
  • 1 Garlic pod
  • 1 tsp Cheese

Instructions

How to Make Easy Mushroom Cherry Tomatoes Basil Pesto Pasta ?

  1. Boil Pasta as per the package instructions (El Dente) and set aside to cool, please save some water when draining the pasta.

  2. In grinder take the blanched and skinned almonds, basil and garlic pod and cheese and grind to smooth paste and keep it aside.

  3. Now in the meantime take deep pan and heat olive oil and put the diced cherry tomatoes and cook for a minute or two.

  4. Now add the diced mushrooms and cook for some time and add the other spices i.e. chilli flakes, oregano, nutmeg and salt to taste.

  5. Now add the ground pesto and give it a thorough mix at this stage add the drained pasta, the reserved pasta water and cook for some time till you get desired gravy consistency.

  6. Serve it with garlic bread or chips or any side you feel it goes with. For me a glass of wine and chips would do fine 😊.