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Pesto Pasta Recipe

This easy and delicious recipe can be done in under 20 minutes! (See this Recipe In Action!)

Pesto Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup basil leaves

1/4 cup nutritional yeast

1/4 cup cilantro

1/4 cup walnuts

4 garlic cloves

1 full lemon (juice)

4 tsp olive oil + some for garnish

1 oz of filtered water (to blend)

Other ingredients:

1 box pasta

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes

1/2 cup mushrooms

(optional) ground rosemary


1.Place pasta in saucepan with water to boil on medium for 10 minutes

2.Blend pesto ingredients together and place in bowl

3.Add a splash of olive oil to pesto and mix

4.Wash+chop mushrooms and cherry tomatoes and place to the side in bowl

5.Remove pasta from saucepan and add to bowl

6.Top off pasta, mushrooms, and tomatoes with pesto and mix together

7.(optional) Sprinkle ground rosemary to top off

Recipe and Photo by Brandon Flores, @plantandflores

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