Easy vegetarian pasta


Vegetarian pasta

This is an easy pasta recipe that can be made quickly on a busy week night.



  • 1 table spoon of olive oil
  • 500g pasta
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, cut in halves
  • 3 onions, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 100g pine nuts
  • rucola salad
  • basil leaves
  • parmesan cheese
  • black pepper
  • salt
  • green pesto (store bought or home made)


  1. In a saucepan cook the pine nuts until golden, toss them once in a while not to burn them.
  2. Heat oil in a sauce pan with the minced onions and garlic and cook until lightly golden and fragrant. Add the tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes are tender.
  3. Cook the pasta al dente. When the pasta is ready add couple of table spoons of green pesto, toss with the tomatoes, onion and garlic mixture. Add some salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Garnish with rucola salad, basil leaves, pine nuts and permasan cheese.

Green pesto


  • 60g basil leaves
  • 60g pine nuts
  • 1,5 dl olive oil
  • 60g parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • juice of half a lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Mix the pine nuts, parmesan cheese, minced garlic, fresh basil leaves and olive oil in a blender until smooth.
  2. Add the lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste.