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Pesto pasta salad

About the Recipe


  • 2 cups cooked whole wheat pasta (cooled)

  • 1-2 handfuls spinach, roughly chopped

  • ¼ cucumber

  • ½ diced tomato

  • ¼ block feta, crumbled

  • Basil and sundried tomato pesto

Basil and sundried tomato pesto (743 kcal)

  • 1 cup basil leaves

  • 3x sundried tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil

  • Juice of 1 lemon (add zest, too, for more lemon flavour)

  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper


Step 1

To make the pesto, put all the pesto ingredients into a food processor and pulse until very smooth and well mixed.

Step 2

Taste to season with additional lemon juice, salt or pepper.

Step 3

For the pasta salad, combine all the ingredients in a large bowl & stir the basil dip through until the pasta is evenly coated.

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