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Pesto Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

Easy, quick and healthy pesto pasta with juicy cherry tomatoes. Can be served hot or cold, perfect for meal prepping! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people
560 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 250 g whole grain spaghetti
  • 250 g ripe cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small garlic clove (finely chopped)
  • 4 tbsp easy vegan pesto (see recipe notes)
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts (optional)

salt and pepper to taste

fresh basil leaves to decorate

Instructions

  1. Toss the tomatoes with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper and set aside.

  2. Cook your pasta according to packet instructions or until al dente, drain, reserving about 100 ml of cooking liquid.

  3. Return cooked pasta to the pot, add pesto and cherry tomatoes, as well as some of the reserved cooking liquid, toss it all together over the medium heat until piping hot.

  4. Top with toasted pine nuts and fresh basil leaves. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

For easy vegan pesto please see this recipe