For all the pasta lovers out there, here is a recipe for Pesto Pasta. Chef Pallavi’s guest Actress Rytasha Rathore’s mom shares an incredibly easy recipe for a great pesto pasta bursting with bold, fresh flavours. This basil pesto pasta with colourful vegetables is smooth, creamy and yummy.
Pesto Pasta

- 1

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10-15 Min


  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 100-gram grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • Rock salt
  • Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup button mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup blanched broccoli
  • 1/4 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1/3 cup yellow bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup red bell pepper
  • Crushed pepper
  • Boiled farfalle pasta
  • 30 - 40 gram sliced black and green olives
  • Paprika
  • For garnish: Olive oil


  1. 1

    In a blender jar, add basil leaves, grated parmesan cheese, garlic cloves, pine nuts, rock salt as per taste Add olive oil, balsamic vinegar and prepare a paste.
  2. 2

    In a heated pan, add olive oil, button mushrooms, rock salt as per taste and mix it Add blanched broccoli, sliced cucumber, yellow bell pepper, red bell pepper, pepper and mix.
  3. 3

    Add pesto sauce and mix Add boiled farfalle pasta, Add sliced black and green olives, paprika as per taste and toss it.
  4. 4

    Garnish with parmesan cheese, olive oil and basil leaves.
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