Spirulina and Mint Basil Pesto Pasta Recipe

A quick pasta recipe with sauteed vegetable which makes it a perfect dish for lunch. A quick easy to make pasta that has fresh flavors from the cilantro and basil herbs and it is then tossed with some crunchy and soft vegetables. Serve it along with a light pumpkin soup by the side for a cozy lunch.

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Spirulina and Mint Basil Pesto Pasta Recipe
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Spirulina and Mint Basil Pesto Pasta Recipe is a quick easy to make pasta that has fresh flavors from the cilantro and basil herbs and it is then tossed with some crunchy and soft vegetables. The pasta can be packed and had anytime and still remains fresh and vibrant.

Serve the Spirulina and Mint Basil Pesto Pasta Recipe along with Fresh Vegetable Salad Bowl to enjoy your Lunch meal. 

If you are looking for more Pasta recipes here are some : 

  1. Penne Pasta in Spinach Basil Sauce Recipe
  2. Fettuccine (Tagliatelle) Pasta with Tomato Basil Sauce
  3. Baked Pasta with Cottage Cheese and Spinach Recipe

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

20 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    For the pesto
  • 1 cup Basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup Mint Leaves (Pudina)
  • 1 tablespoon Spirulina
  • 1/2 cup Badam (Almond) , blanched,skin peeled
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 cup Tofu
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • For the Pasta
  • 1 cup Pasta
  • 4 cloves Garlic , chopped
  • 1 cup Green zucchini , diced
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , diced
  • 1 Tomato , diced
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Spirulina and Mint Basil Pesto Pasta Recipe

  1. We begin making the Spirulina and Mint Basil Pesto Pasta Recipe by first making the pesto. For that wash the herbs and put all the ingredients in a blender and blend it into a coarse mixture. Once done keep it aside.

  2. Next is to boil the pasta, for that heat a sauce pan with enough water and add a little salt and let it boil, once it starts boiling add in the pasta and then boil till it is al dante stage (Just done).

  3. Strain the water and run the pasta under cold water and drizzle with olive oil and coat it well.

  4. Heat a sauce pan with oil, add chopped garlic and the rest of the vegetables except tomato and saute them well till it is cooked but still firm.

  5. Once done switch off the flame add the seasoning and the tomato. Also add in the cooked pasta and the pesto. Mix well till it combines. 

  6. Serve the Spirulina and Mint Basil Pesto Pasta Recipe along with Fresh Vegetable Salad Bowl to enjoy your Lunch meal.

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