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Watercress Pesto With Spaghetti Recipe

19/11/2017 14:13 GMT

Spaghetti with watercress pesto recipe


Spaghetti with watercress pesto by


Pesto is, of course, available to buy everywhere, but it's also incredibly easy - and fun - to make at home.

Prep time:

5 minutes

Cook time:

10 minutes

Makes: 2 adult portions


Ingredients:
200g spaghetti
100g watercress
30g pine nuts, toasted lightly in a dry pan for a few minutes
30g freshly grated Parmesan
1 clove garlic
Small squeeze of lemon juice
50-75ml olive oil

Instructions:

1. Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions.

2. Put the watercress, Parmesan and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse them so that they are blended but still have some texture.

3. Add the oil, until you reach a consistency you\'re happy with. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and a squeeze of lemon juice.

4. Stir the pesto through the spaghetti and serve.