Spaghetti with Home-made Red Pesto

Ingredients for the pesto;
Sun-dried Tomatoes-2
Basil leaves-5
Garlic-1 clove
Almonds/Pine nuts- handful
Olive oil-1/4th cup
Dried Kashmiri Red Chillies -3, de-seeded and soaked in water for 30mins (optional)
Salt and Pepper to taste

Blend the above ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Store in a glass jar.
Stays fresh up to a week in the fridge.

Spaghetti with Homemade Red Pesto

Spaghetti-300 gms, cooked and drained
Onion-1, finely chopped
Bell pepper-1, roughly chopped
Red Pesto-2 to 3 tbsp
Shredded Chicken/Prawns- 1 cup, cooked
Olive oil-1 tbsp
Parmesan cheese-2tbsp, grated
Spring onion- finely chopped

Heat the oil in a pan. Sauté the pepper and onion until cooked. Add the chicken/prawns and 3 tbsps of Red Pesto. Pour water and allow it to cook for a minute. Switch off the flame. Add the cooked pasta and mix well.
Sprinkle grated parmesan cheese and finely chopped spring onions. Serve!!!!!!!!!


Nava K said...

Spaghetti I have think about, but the red pesto, gosh, mouthwatering. Soon to be tried out.

Arjunan Akilandeswari said...

wow what a lovely spaghetti recipe..

suhaina aji said...

HI Biny.. I love Pesto and this red version would be super yummy as I love spicy food. will surely try ur version..
Thank you Biny for the encouraging comments as well. Really appreciate it dear.

Suja Manoj said...

Love the color,love this spicy version, will try.