Pasta with Olive Pesto Sauce Recipe

  • Yield : 4 serving plates
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 20m

Pasta with olive pesto sauce recipe.This delicious vegetarian pasta recipe belongs to Italian cuisine. Cooked macaroni served with classic homemade olive pesto sauce. Check out more our delicious pasta recipes.

You can use many kinds of pasta for this dish, such as riccioli or pepper-and-onion rotini. If You’re using a long, thin pasta like spaghetti or linguine, break it into 4-inches (10 cm) lengths before cooking it.

Don’t know how to cook macaroni? To cook macaroni, you need to use the following ingredients: 1 pound (480 g) package of Italian macaroni, water, and salt


Bring a large pot lightly salted water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes or until al dente. Using a colander, drain cooked pasta. Use as a side dish with classic olive pesto sauce.

Pasta with Olive Pesto Sauce Recipe


  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf Italian parsley
  • 1/4 cup pimento
  • 10 small pimento-stuffed black olives
  • 3/4 oz (28 g) Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 oz (15g) pignolias (pine nuts) toasted
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 small garlic clove, peeled
  • 3 cups cooked macaroni


Step 1

In a food processor combine all ingredients, except macaroni. Process until pureed, scraping down sides of work bowl as necessary.

Step 2

Arrange macaroni in a serving bowl. Add pesto and toss well to coat.

Step 3

Pasta with olive pesto is ready to eat. Bone Appetite!

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Energy

    420 cal
  • Protein

    15.1 g
  • Carbohydrate

    84.9 g
  • Fat

    2.5 g
  • Cholesterol

    0 mg
  • Calcium

    61 mg
  • Fibre

    4.8 g
  • Sodium

    14 mg
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