Spinach-Basil-Pasta

Yeeeeiiii who is a fan of pasta here. I love pasta to the moon and back. When you really need to use the greens at home, haha blend it into a tasty pesto paste and enjoy the healthy bowl of penne pasta. So let us begin;

Ingredients

  • 250gms penne shaped pasta boiled
  • 5 bunches of blenched spinach
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 4-5 green chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 to 6 pieces of walnuts
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Lemon zest
  • A few chopped pitted black olives
  • Grated Cheese

Method

  • Bowl pasta in a large pan withsalt and some oil
  • Now in a blender, add the blenched spinach, olive oil, walnuts, basil, lemon zest, salt, green chillies and black pepper, grind it to a smooth paste
  • In a non stick pan add some oil, and this paste, please note the paste will be thick, you can add water to adjust the consistency
  • Now let it cook for a while, taste the paste incase anything needs to be added, finally add the boiled pasta, you can still add some water or little milk to adjust the consistency and yolo it is ready.
  • Some portion add grated cheese and microwave it until it melts. Hurray it is ready to eat. Enjoy!

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