Tomato, Pine Nut & Arugula Pesto

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    20mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    1150

Arugula adds peppery freshness to this quick and simple pesto that’s delicious stirred through pasta.

recipe updated Apr 9, 2019

Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water
    0ml
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    as needed
  • Fusilli icon
    Fusilli
    500g
  • Tomato icon
    Tomato
    420g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    24g
  • Pine nuts icon
    Pine nuts
    100g
  • Arugula icon
    Arugula
    50g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    150ml
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large saucepan
  2. Add water
  3. Boil
  4. Add salt
  5. Add fusilli
  6. Cook until al dente
  7. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  8. Add finely chopped tomato
  9. Add peeled, finely chopped garlic clove
  10. Add finely chopped pine nuts
  11. Add finely chopped arugula
  12. Pour olive oil
  13. Mix with tablespoon
  14. Add salt & pepper
  15. Drain pasta
  16. Transfer pasta to large mixing bowl
  17. Toss until well combined
  18. Serve immediately
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