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Gluten-Free Pesto Pasta

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Gluten-Free Pesto Pasta

40 minutes total

Looking for a delicious and healthy Gluten-free pasta recipe? Look no further than this mouth-watering Gluten-free pesto pasta recipe! Made with fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil, this flavorful dish is perfect for anyone looking for a tasty and nutritious meal that's easy to make and packed with flavor. So why wait? Grab your ingredients and get ready to enjoy a delicious and satisfying meal that's sure to please!



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Serves 4

320 g Barilla® Gluten-free Spaghetti
30 g Basil
15 g Pine nuts
1 clove Garlic
200 ml Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
60 g Grated Parmigiano
40 g Grated Pecorino
To taste Salt and Pepper


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs


Step 1

Here are the 3 easy steps to prepare a Gluten-free pesto pasta:

Step 2

To prepare the pesto alla Genovese, blend the pine nuts and garlic in a blender. Add the basil leaves, washed and dried, salt to taste, two ice cubes to preserve the green colour, and the EVOO without turning off the blender. Add the grated Parmigiano and Pecorino cheeses and adjust the density by adding more olive oil if necessary.

  • pine nuts
  • garlic
  • basil leaves
  • salt
  • ice cubes
  • extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • grated Parmigiano cheese
  • grated Pecorino cheese

Step 3

Cook the pasta in lightly salted boiling water and drain when al dente.

  • Pasta

Step 4

Dress with the pesto and, if it seems too thick, dilute it with a glass of the pasta cooking water and serve.

  • Pesto genovese

Passive cooking

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In conclusion, this Gluten-free pesto pasta recipe is a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional pasta dishes. The combination of fresh basil, garlic, and pine nuts creates a flavorful pesto sauce that pairs perfectly with Gluten-free pasta. This recipe is not only easy to make but also suitable for those with Gluten-free dietary needs. By using Gluten-free pasta, you can enjoy a satisfying and tasty meal without any digestive discomfort. So, give this recipe a try and enjoy a delicious and healthy Gluten-free pesto pasta dish!

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  • Pack size 500 g