Find recipe inspiration for homemade pesto sauce, sun-dried tomato red pesto, pesto pizza and lots of chicken and pesto pasta recipes for a delicious meal in minutes.
Extra easy pesto sauce, always a hit! Serve with freshly boiled pasta of your choice!
Watercress pesto: great with pasta, on sandwiches and in salads too!
Pesto, goat's cheese and sun-dried tomatoes come together in this quiche that I created myself. This is a perfect combination of flavours that will make you appear like a chef when you serve this plate to your friends.
Being a fussy eater, I like nice simple recipes. These tarts are great little starters, with a nice crunchy base and lovely pesto
A delicious meal that combines the freshness of homemade pesto and the decadence of the sausage and ricotta ravioli. A sure hit with your guests.
This recipe is something that you can make quickly and easily using a blender. Everything you need is easy to find in your local supermarket. This paste is great for putting on or in meat and pastas, or with cheese in stuffed pasta shells. Once I start making this, the orders from friends and family keep coming in.
This olive spread is intensely flavoured. Olives, feta cheese, pecans, garlic and olive oil are blitzed together until a spread-like consistency is reached. Use as a spread, a dip or use with pasta.
This pesto is not only packed full of flavour, it's also quick and easy to make. Basil, parsley, walnuts, pine nuts, butter and cheese are blitzed together in a liquidiser until smooth. It's the perfect pasta sauce. You can also use it as a sandwich spread.
I think the strong and unique flavour of fennel is best enjoyed in uncomplicated dishes such as a fresh fennel pesto that can be enjoyed with pasta or simply with fresh bread or crackers. You can use the fennel bulb if it's sold without the leaves - if so use the whole bulb for this recipe
Once you've tried homemade pesto, you'll never go back to buying it again. This one is fragrant and bursting full of flavour. Serve with pasta, toasted ciabatta or drizzle over tomatoes or potatoes. It also makes a great sandwich spread.
Swiss chard leaves are lightly fried, then whizzed up in a food processor with basil, pecans and Parmesan cheese. Delicious on warm crusty bread, over pasta or as a topping on grilled chicken.
This pasta dish is ready in less than 30 minutes, entirely from scratch. Tagliatelle, or your favourite pasta, is tossed with a light coriander pesto. Delicious!
A basic recipe for basil and sun-dried tomato pesto. Came across this recipe some time ago I think it's the best pesto around. You can add more sun-dried tomatoes if you want it more tomato-y, or fewer if you want a greener pesto.
Exchanging the traditional tomato sauce for red pesto pasta, these pizza slices are just yummy!
Sun-dried tomatoes and a spicy chilli pepper make this almond pesto a lot more exciting! Use this red pesto sauce to make an easy pasta dish that's ready in a flash.
This is a very rich dish. Often, I find it's best served as a first course rather than a main because of the meat and cheese filling.
Scottish lamb with pesto, tomatoes and linguine. It takes just under an hour to make this delicious dish, and most of that is time spent simmering.
Spicy chicken with spring onions, crème fraîche and red pesto, tossed with wholewheat pasta and sprinkled with Grana Padano cheese.
Chopped artichoke hearts with garlic, lemon juice and Parmesan. Great tossed with pasta or as a starter on toasted baguette. Tastes just like what I was paying too much for at a foodie shop. We freeze the leftovers in an ice tray for easy weeknight suppers.
This is just something ever so simple and light! Serve with garlic bread. Fresh basil and basil pesto have the taste of summer.