Juicy pesto pasta

Here's how to make this must-have recipe to perfection. Never again will you think that pesto pasta is too dry or too greasy. You now know the secret of all Italian nonas: the use of cooking water!

Use a homemade pesto, it will only be better.

  • Author: Jean-Yves
  • Prep Time: 4
  • Cook Time: 11
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Lunch
  • Cuisine: Italienne
  • Diet: Vegetarian


  • 100 g pasta
  • 1 L water
  • 8 g of salt
  • 25 g Homemade pesto
  • Parmigiano
  • Pecorino


  1. Boil the water with the salt.
  2. Add the pasta and cook it - remembering to remove 1 minute of cooking time from the indicated time.
  3. Before draining them recovers 20cl of cooking water.
  4. Drain the pasta
  5. Mix the pasta and pesto in a bowl and gradually add the cooking water to the desired consistency.
  6. Serve without further delay and don't forget the parmesan and pecorino.

Keywords: Pesto pasta