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Pesto Pasta Halal

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Pesto Pasta Halal

39 minutes total

  • Halal
  • Moderate

If you're looking for a delicious and easy-to-make pasta dish that's halal-friendly, then this halal pesto pasta recipe is perfect for you! Made with fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, and parmesan cheese, this pesto sauce has been adapted to meet halal dietary requirements. Served over al dente pasta, this dish is sure to satisfy your cravings for a flavorful and filling meal. So, let's get started and learn how to make this delicious halal pesto pasta recipe!



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Serves 4

1 Box Barilla® Spaghetti​
3 Cups basil​
2.5 Tbs pine nuts​
1 Clove garlic​
1 Cup extra virgin olive oil​
5 Tbs Halal grated Parmigiano​
4 Tbs Halal grated Pecorino​
TIP Salt​
TIP Pepper​
TIP Lemon zest grated on the dish, to taste


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

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 color, 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
  • grated Parmigiano cheese
  • grated Pecorino cheese

Step 2

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

  • pasta
  • salt

Step 3

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

  • pesto alla Genovese

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In conclusion, this halal pesto pasta recipe is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for any occasion. With its flavorful combination of fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese, it is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Whether you are looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a dish to impress your guests, this recipe is a great choice. So why not give it a try and enjoy pesto pasta with a halal twist?