Spaghetti Pasta in Basil Pesto Using Archana's Kitchen 100% Durum Wheat Spaghetti Pasta
The Spaghetti Pasta using Homemade Basil Pesto is a delicious pasta recipe which is tossed in a freshly made basil leaves pesto and made from Archana's Kitchen 100% Durum Wheat Spaghetti Pasta that has zero maida. It's a super light pasta that will lighten your sense with a glass of wine and garlic bread by the side.
The Spaghetti Pasta Recipe in Basil Pesto Sauce is a delicious recipe that has a summery flavour made with fresh basil, sunflower seeds, parmesan cheese, garlic and olive. The rich flavour of basil gets so well absorbed into the pasta that makes it truly delicious and healthy.
The best part, the pasta we are using is Archana's Kitchen 100% Durum Wheat Spaghetti Pasta that has zero maida, no preservatives, no eggs and also high in protein too. Click on the link to buy Archana's Kitchen Zero Maida Pastas
Serve Spaghetti Pasta in Basil Sauce Recipe along with Avocado, Grapefruit and Walnut Salad Recipe, and a dessert like Eggless Coffee Souffle Recipe With Chocolate Sauce.
If you liked the Spaghetti Pasta Recipe in Basil Pesto Sauce, you must try our other Pasta Recipes :
- 250 grams Archana's Kitchen Durum Wheat Spaghetti Pasta
- 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , sliced
- 1 Yellow Zucchini , sliced
- 1/4 cup Black olives , pitted & sliced
- Salt , to taste For Basil Pesto
- 200 grams Basil leaves
- 4 cloves Garlic
- 1/4 cup Sunflower seeds
- 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
- Salt , to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
How to make Spaghetti Pasta in Basil Pesto Using Archana's Kitchen 100% Durum Wheat Spaghetti Pasta
To begin making Spaghetti Pasta Recipe in Basil Pesto Sauce, fill a large pot with water and bring it to boil.
Add the pasta to the boiling water along with some salt and cook the pasta in the boiling water.
Cook until the pasta is al dente (just cooked with a firm bite) , this will take about easy 7-9 minutes.
Drain the boiled pasta in a colander and rinse with cold water. Rinsing with cold water is an important step to stop the cooking process of pasta so it will continue to have a firm bite and remain "Al Dente".
Once done, drizzle some olive oil on top and set aside until required.
In to a blender, add basil, sunflower seeds, garlic, salt, sugar, parmesan cheese and olive oil. Blend all of the ingredients together to get a smooth basil pesto without adding any water.
Into a wok, add 1 tablespoon of oil, add the red bell peppers and saute until lightly softened and roasted. Add the zucchini, sprinkle salt and saute until cooked. Finally add the pesto, cooked spaghetti and black olives and sauté on high heat until all the pasta it coated with the sauce, for about 4 to 5 minutes.
Check the salt and pepper and adjust to suit your taste.
Serve the Spaghetti Pasta in Basil Sauce topped with chili flakes and Parmesan Cheese immediately for dinner or even a Sunday brunch.
You can serve Spaghetti Pasta in Basil Sauce Recipe with Avocado, Grapefruit and Walnut Salad Recipe, and a dessert like Eggless Coffee Souffle Recipe With Chocolate Sauce for brunch.