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How to Make Pesto Pasta - Mushroom Pasta Recipe with Homemade Pesto Sauce

How to Make Pesto Pasta – Mushroom Pasta Recipe

How to Make Pesto Pasta? – Mushroom Pasta Recipe with Homemade Pesto Sauce from scratch. Perfect side dish pasta recipe to serve with 3-ingredient Oven Baked Chicken.

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How to Make Pesto Pasta - Mushroom Pasta Recipe with Homemade Pesto Sauce

What is Pesto Made of?

Pesto is made of green leafy greens like parsley or basil, cheese, nuts, garlic and oil.

How to Use Basil Pesto?

Use basil pesto by mixing it with cooked pasta, serve it with Ribeye Steak or use as a chicken marinate.

How to Store Homemade Pesto?

Store pesto in airtight container inside the fridge for up to 3 days or fill the ice cubes with pesto and freeze it, then place ice cubes into zip bag and store it in the freezer.

Homemade Pesto sauce ingredients inside the food processor.

How to Make Pesto From Scratch:

To make homemade pesto, combine all pesto ingredients in food processor except oil, salt & pepper.

How to make pesto from scratch using food processor.

Pulse until everything is coarsely chopped. Then while the food processor is running on low speed, slowly pour in 1/3 cup of oil, more if needed.

Turn off food processor, taste pesto and season with salt and pepper to taste. Pesto is ready!

Pasta is cooked ready to be used in pesto pasta recipe.

How to Make Pesto Pasta with Mushrooms:

First, cook pasta according to package instructions.

Skillet with mushroom and tomatoes.

While pasta is cooking, over medium/high heat , heat 1 tablespoon of oil in large skillet. Add mushrooms and diced tomatoes and sauce for about 5-7 minutes, stirring few times.

WIne added to the mushroom skillet.

After pour in, 1/4 cup of white wine and 1/2 cup of chicken broth and bring it to a gentle boil. Boil for about 4 minutes, or until sauce gets a little thicker.

Homemade pesto added to the mushroom pasta sauce.

Finally, stir in homemade pesto and cooked shells.

Pasta added to the pesto sauce with mushrooms.

Garnish with extra Parmesan cheese.

How to Make Pesto Pasta - Mushroom Pasta Recipe with Homemade Pesto Sauce

Serve Pesto Pasta with Delicious Chicken Recipe:

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Air Fryer Chicken Wings Recipe 

Super Juicy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

Oven Baked Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs

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Mushroom Pasta Recipe with Homemade Pesto Sauce

Mushroom Pasta Recipe with delicious Homemade Pesto Sauce from scratch.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Sidedish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mushroom, pasta, pesto
Servings: 4
Calories: 511kcal
Author: Love Keil

Equipment

  • Big Skillet & Food Processor

Ingredients

Homemade Pesto

  • 1 cup basil & parsley leaves washed
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts toasted
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/3 cup avocado oil

Mushroom Pasta

  • 10-12 oz. pasta shells uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or any oil of your choice
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes diced
  • 8 oz. mushrooms sliced
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

Instructions

How to make Pesto:

  • To make homemade pesto, combine all pesto ingredients in food processor except oil, salt & pepper.
  • Pulse until everything is coarsely chopped. Then while the food processor is running on low speed, slowly pour in 1/3 cup of oil, more if needed.
  • Turn off food processor, taste pesto and season with salt and pepper to taste. Pesto is ready!

How to make Mushroom Pasta:

  • First, cook pasta according to package instructions.
  • While pasta is cooking, over medium/high heat , heat 1 tablespoon of oil in large skillet. Add mushrooms and diced tomatoes and sauce for about 5-7 minutes, stirring few times.
  • After pour in, 1/4 cup of white wine and 1/2 cup of chicken broth and bring it to a gentle boil. Boil for about 4 minutes, or until sauce gets a little thicker.
  • Finally stir in homemade pesto and cooked pasta.
  • Garnish with extra Parmesan cheese. Serve with 3-ingredient Oven Baked Chicken. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Add a splash of heavy whipping cream to the sauce if you like creamy sauce. 
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 511kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 417mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 204IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 1mg

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Pesto pasta recipe with mushrooms.

 

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