Spaghetti Pasta Recipe in Basil Pesto Sauce

The Spaghetti Pasta in Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe is a delicious pasta recipe which is tossed in a freshly made basil leaves pesto. It's a light pasta that will lighten your sense with a glass of wine and garlic bread by the side.

Archana Doshi
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The Spaghetti Pasta Recipe in Basil Pesto Sauce is a delicious recipe that has a summery sauce made with fresh basil and some spices. The rich flavour of basil gets so well absorbed into the pasta that makes it truly delicious and healthy.

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 : 

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  3. Burnt Garlic Pasta with Mushroom Recipe
  4. Broccoli Pesto Pasta Recipe

Cuisine: Italian Recipes
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

60 M


4 Servings


  • 300 grams Archana's Kitchen Durum Wheat Spaghetti Pasta , or any other pasta
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes , (adjust)
  • 1/2 cup Black olives , pitted & sliced
  • 1 cup Fresh cream
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • Salt , to taste
  • For Basil Pesto
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 200 grams Basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Spaghetti Pasta Recipe in Basil Pesto Sauce

  1. To begin making Spaghetti Pasta Recipe in Basil Pesto Sauce, fill a large pot with water and bring it to boil. 

  2. Add the pasta to the boiling water along with some salt and cook the pasta in the boiling water.

  3. Cook until the pasta is al dente (just cooked with a firm bite) , this will take about easy 10-12 minutes of your time. 

  4. 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".

  5. Once done,  drizzle some olive oil on top and set aside until required.

  6. In to a blender, add basil, walnuts, garlic, salt, cumin powder, chilli powder, water and olive oil. Blend all of the ingredients together to get a smooth basil pesto.

  7. Into a wok, add 1 tablespoon of oil, add the cream, milk, basil pesto sauce, the cooked pasta, black olives and sauté on high heat until all the pasta it coated with the sauce, for about 4 to 5 minutes.

  8. Check the salt and pepper and adjust to suit your taste.

  9. Serve the Spaghetti Pasta in Basil Sauce topped with chili flakes and Parmesan Cheese immediately for dinner or even a Sunday brunch.

  10. 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.