Top 10 Easy and Quick Dinners Recipes Loaded With Pesto

Top 10 Easy and Quick Dinners Recipes Loaded With Pesto
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10 Dinners Recipes Loaded With Pesto – Looking for a convenient way to add flavor to your pasta, chicken, fish, eggs, and other dishes? Look no further than pesto! This robust paste, typically comprised of basil, olive oil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and pine nuts, can elevate everyday recipes to new heights. Whether you prefer store-bought pesto in your pantry or homemade pesto in your freezer, preparing delicious meals has never been easier. To help inspire your culinary adventures, we’ve compiled the top 10 of our favorite recipes that showcase this aromatic, nutty sauce.

10. Zucchini Pesto Pasta


This easy and quick Zucchini Pesto Pasta is a tasty family dinner during zucchini season and this is perfect for a meatless dinner option! Read about the pasta we used to make it much lower in carbs, and also other tips for making this a lower-carb dish.

9. Baked Gnocchi with Pesto Parmesan Bechamel

Pillowy gnocchi in a cheesy pesto sauce comes together in no time. Make extra pesto and freeze it so you always have it on hand.

8. Barley Risotto with Prawns and Pea Pesto

Pearl barley is a great alternative to rice and goes perfectly here with prawns and peas.

7. Rib-Eye with Tomato Pesto Butter and Herb Salad

This fast and fresh recipe is perfect for a filling and fulfilling meal. Hearty and healthy, all in one.

6. Lamb Cutlets with Lentil Salad and Mint and Watercress Pesto

This vibrant lamb salad is full of amazing textures and flavors.

5. Ragu with Sage Pesto

Keep leftover pesto to use another time.

4. Linguine with Sicilian pesto

Ready in a matter of minutes, this comforting pasta dish is perfect for those time-poor midweek meals.

3. Cauliflower pizza with zucchini pesto

Looking for comfort food without carbs? Try this healthy cauliflower pizza, topped with fresh zucchini pesto and roasted vegetables.

2. Poached chicken and spelt fettucine with kale pesto

Packed with superfoods, this dinner for four will be on the table in under 30 minutes.

1. Pesto Baked Chicken with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

The easiest pesto-baked chicken with roasted tomatoes and melty mozzarella. It’s a one-pan recipe that comes complete with robust pesto-roasted tomatoes, cooked chicken, and melty mozzarella. Serve it over cooked pasta, rice, or with roasted veggies and garlic bread!

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About the Author: Jenny Kristy

Spice Seeker, Recipe Weaver, Nomad Chef |With a passport bursting with stamps and a pantry overflowing with global spices, Jenny Kristy isn't just a cook, she's a culinary nomad. Her travels fuel her passion, transforming exotic flavors into recipes that tantalize and transport. She weaves magic in her kitchen, sharing her adventures through meals that whisper of Marrakesh markets and Tuscan trattorias. From teaching sushi to whipping up Moroccan masterpieces, Jenny ignites wanderlust and connects cultures, one delicious bite at a time.

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