Parsley Pesto Spaghetti

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About Parsley Pesto Spaghetti

Parsley Pesto Spaghetti is an Italian fame dish . Pesto sauce is usually made with basil while the other version is made with fresh Italian Parsley . Parsley Pesto sauce is the vital ingredient for preparing this dish . This sauce carries all the goodness of parsley , nuts like cashews and almonds , alternative of pine nuts and with other ingredients like shallots , garlic and Italian seasonings . Children love enjoying Spaghettis and why not treat them with this healthy , Colourful Parsley Pesto Spaghetti.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time7 minutes
Total Time22 minutes
Recipe TasteSalty
Servings - 3


  • Pesto Sauce or parsley for the parsley
  • 1 cup Parsley equals cleaned and drained
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 4 tbsp Almonds
  • 5 Shallots
  • 10 cloves Garlic
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tsp Chilli flakes
  • 1/2 tsp White Pepper Powder
  • 1 tsp Thyme dried
  • 200 gm Spaghetti other ingredients boiled
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 tbsp Grinding or water water for
  • 2 pieces Tomato seedless


  • In a high speed blender , add chopped parsley leaves , shallots , garlic cloves , cashew nuts , 2 tablespoons oil and required water for grinding into a smooth thick sauce .
    Parsley Pesto Spaghetti - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Then add almonds , salt , red chilli flakes to the ground sauce and blend again to a semi smooth sauce .
    Parsley Pesto Spaghetti - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Transfer this sauce to a dry container . Add in the olive oil . Add white pepper powder . Mix . Parsley Pesto sauce is ready .
  • Heat a wide pan . Add 1 tablespoon olive oil . Now add 4 to 5 tablespoons parsley Pesto sauce to the pan . Give a quick mix in low heat . The aroma releases .
  • Add the boiled spaghetti to the sauce . Toss it quickly but gently so that spaghetti gets coated well with the parsley pesto sauce . Adjust salt and spice as preferred . Toss spaghetti for 2 minutes in low heat . Switch off .
  • In a pan , heat little olive oil . Roast seedless tomato pieces till glossy and red . Switch off .
  • Transfer parsley pesto spaghetti to the serving plates . Garnish with roasted tomatoes . Relish hot .

Recipe Notes

Add salt and teaspoon oil to the boiling water before boiling spaghetti. Then run spaghetti under cold water . This ensures a nonsticky spaghetti. 
Use pinenuts for the sauce if available . 
Using Parmesan cheese in sauce is optional . I didn’t use it in my sauce . 
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