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Pesto Pasta Open

39 minutes total

  • Moderate
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Looking for a delicious pasta recipe that caters to multiple dietary needs? Look no further than this alternative pesto pasta recipe! Made with gluten-free pasta, lactose-free cheese, and vegan pesto, this dish is also halal and kosher-friendly, making it the perfect option for any gathering or meal. With its fresh and flavorful ingredients, this pesto pasta is sure to be a hit with everyone at the table. So why not give it a try and see for yourself?



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Serves 4

1 Box Barilla® Gluten Free Spaghetti
2 Cups basil​
2 Tbs walnuts​
1 Clove garlic​
6 Tbs extra virgin olive oil​
2 Tbs Nutritional yeast​
2 Tbs vegan cream substitute​
TIP Salt and Pepper, 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 vegan pesto put in a blender the basil, salt to taste, garlic, yeast, walnut and olive oil and blend until smooth. ​

  • basil
  • salt
  • garlic
  • nutritional yeast
  • walnut
  • olive oil

Step 2

Transfer the pesto into a bowl and combine with the vegetal cream. . ​

  • vegan pesto
  • vegetable cream

Step 3

Cook the pasta in lightly salted boiling water and drain when al​ dente, set aside some cooking water. ​

  • pasta

Step 4

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

  • Vegan pesto

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In conclusion, this alternative pesto pasta recipe is a perfect choice for those who have dietary restrictions or preferences. It is gluten-free, lactose-free, halal, kosher, and vegan, making it suitable for everyone to enjoy. The combination of fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil creates a delicious and flavorful pesto sauce that pairs perfectly with gluten-free pasta. This recipe is easy to make and can be customized to suit your taste preferences. So, whether you are looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a dish to serve at a gathering, this pesto pasta recipe is sure to impress.