Pasta with Pesto. A spicy chicken and pesto pasta dish that's easy to adjust to any heat level. I created it after eating a similar dish at a Santa Monica restaurant, and it's one of my favorites. Serve with additional grated Parmesan, if desired.
I made this according to instructions, and while a good basic pesto pasta recipe, there was something missing. This Pesto Pasta recipe (also known as pasta al pesto) is a great way to use all the delicious fresh basil growing in your garden and available at the farmer's market! It's an easy weeknight meal that the whole family will love! You can cook Pasta with Pesto using 5 ingredients and 1 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Pasta with Pesto
- Prepare 1 of small can pesto.
- You need Half of pack pasta.
- You need 1 of small bowl ground beef.
- It’s Half of red onion.
- It’s of Olive oil.
This Pesto Pasta calls for making your own pesto sauce, but don't let that Pesto is easy to make from scratch with just a handful of ingredients. Its fresh flavor is the highlight of this super-fast pasta dish, packed with cherry tomatoes and chicken. Pesto and pasta is perfectly delicious served plain with a bit of parmesan cheese and a sprinkling of extra roasted pine nuts if you have them. Pesto works for any shape pasta, but typically long and thin or short and compact varieties are most familiar.
Pasta with Pesto step by step
- Boil pasta until cook. Heat wok and add olive oil. Stir fry onion then beef. Add a little water then cook beef until tender. Then pour pasta and mix well..
I used the thicker bucatini here. Turn machine on, then drizzle in olive oil while it mixes. Clearly, there's still heat in this process—the pasta is hot, and the pasta water is just off the boil—but it doesn't have the same impact on the basil's freshness as. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Taste for salt and pepper, and add a drizzle of oil, if you.