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Spinach Pesto Pasta

Whip up this vibrant Spinach Pesto for a fresh and flavorful twist on a classic sauce. Perfect for pasta, sandwiches, or even as a dip, this versatile condiment will quickly become a staple in your kitchen.

Tasty Team
96% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Spinach Pesto Pasta

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 1 chicken breast
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 8 oz spaghetti (225 g), cooked according to package


  • 4 cups fresh spinach (160 g)
  • ½ cup walnuts (50 g)
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese (30 g), grated
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup olive oil (120 mL)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 451
  • Fat 20g
  • Carbs 46g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Protein 23g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a food processor, add all ingredients to make pesto and blend until walnuts are finely blended.
  2. In a hot pan, add olive oil and cook chicken breast. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Remove the chicken and slice.
  4. Combine the chicken and pesto sauce into spaghetti and mix until the sauce fully coats the pasta.
  5. Serve and top it off with parmesan cheese.
  6. Enjoy!
  7. Don't just wing it -- plan it! Use our meal planner tool in the Tasty app. Download here.
Spinach Pesto Pasta