Pesto Pasta Bake

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
400 g pasta
green zucchinis
100 g peas
2 slices sourdough bread
2 tbsp nutritional yeast
1 tbsp olive oil
100 g cashews
125 ml almond milk
lemon
3 cloves garlic
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
25 g basil
salt
pepper

Utensils

  • 2 ovens
  • nonstick pan
  • mandoline
  • 2 food processors
  • juicer
  • baking dish
  • Step 1/10

    • oven

    Preheat the oven to 200C (190F).

  • Step 2/10

    • 400 g pasta
    • nonstick pan

    Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet Once cooked, drain and pour back into the pan.

  • Step 3/10

    • green zucchinis
    • mandoline

    Slice the courgettes / zucchini VERY thinly into round pieces (easier to use a mandolin if you have one).

  • Step 4/10

    • 100 g peas

    Mix through with the pasta and the peas.

  • Step 5/10

    • 2 slices sourdough bread
    • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • salt
    • food processor

    Make the topping by placing the bread, nutritional yeast, a pinch of salt and olive oil into a food processor and pulse it a few times until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Pour into a bowl and leave to one side until needed.

  • Step 6/10

    • juicer

    Juice the lemon.

  • Step 7/10

    • 100 g cashews
    • 125 ml almond milk
    • lemon
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
    • 25 g basil
    • food processor

    Make the pesto sauce by placing all the remaining ingredients including the lemon juice (but not the basil yet) into a food processor and blend until smooth. Once smooth, add the basil and blitz a few more times until the mixture turns green, but also has some chunky bits of herbs in.

  • Step 8/10

    Pour the pesto sauce into the pan with the pasta and mix well until all of the pasta is coated in the sauce.

  • Step 9/10

    • baking dish

    Spoon the pasta into a baking dish and top with the breadcrumb mixture.

  • Step 10/10

    • oven

    Bake for 10 minutes until the top is golden.

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