Walnut Pesto Pasta

Walnut Pesto Pasta

Walnut Pesto Pasta! Because who doesn’t love walnut pesto? This recipe is perfect because it’s a budget friendly meal prep that doubles as a side salad for Thanksgiving


For the pesto:
1 ounce Go a Little Nuts Walnuts

2 cups fresh basil
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup parmesan
1 clove of garlic
salt and pepper to taste

1/2 lb fusilli pasta, or any pasta of choice
1 lb cherry tomatoes
8 ounces mozzarella pearls



Step 1:
Boil pasta for recommended time, once cooked take off of heat, strain, then place in the fridge to cool.

Step 2:
In a small or medium blender, add all of the pesto ingredients together, then blend until you reach the desired texture. Typically thick but creamy.

Step 3:
Slice cherry tomatoes, then break apart mozzarella pearls. Or cut mozzarella into smaller pieces if you don't have the pearls.

Step 4:
Top pasta with the homemade pesto, mix in tomatoes and mozzarella. Top with remaining basil, parmesan, and walnuts if desired.

Step 5:

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