How to Make  Pesto Pasta

Mushroom Pasta Recipe with delicious Homemade Pesto Sauce from scratch.

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Prep Time: 10 mins

COOK TIME: 20 mins


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

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

Step 1

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!

Step 2

First, cook pasta according to package instructions.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

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.

Step 5

Finally, stir in homemade pesto and cooked shells.

Step 6

Garnish with extra Parmesan cheese.

Step 7


Bread bun