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Tagliatelle with Pesto Sauce

A fresh taste for lovers pasta with sauce: Tagliatelle with Pesto Sauce. Meet the flavor of fresh basil with pasta!

June 27, 2022
Difficulty Hard
Servings 4 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 80 mins
Total 95 mins



  1. Roll out the pasta dough thinly on the counter sprinkled with flour. Roll the two ends of the dough, and cut it thinly with a knife.
  2. Lift the cut dough again with the help of a knife, let it become thin strips and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  3. Boil the pasta in salted water for 4 minutes.
  4. Heat the pesto sauce in a pan, and mix it with the cream and remove from the heat.
  5. Mix pasta with pesto sauce and serve hot.

Pesto Sauce Recipe

Pesto Sauce

Pesto Sauce Ingredients

Pesto Sauce Directions

  • Wash the basil and seperate the leaves. Drain the leaves.
  • Grate the parmesan cheese.
  • Turn the pine nut over the fire until it becomes caramel, then beat it. Leave the cool.
  • Mix the basil and gather with the pine nut, parmesan cheese and garlic while adding olive oil.
  • Pasta Dough Recipe

    Pasta Dough

    Pasta Dough Ingredients

    Pasta Dough Directions

  • Mix the flour and salt. Put eggs and oil by opening the middle. Beat the eggs with the help of a fork.
  • Slowly feed the flour into the dough. When the eggs are thoroughly mixed into the flour, knead by hand.
  • When the dough is smooth, wrap it in a plastic foil and leave it in the refrigerator for half an hour.
  • You can take it out of the refrigerator and cut it as you want, and boil it with sauce.
  • Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size 1 Tagliatelle with Pesto Sauce
    Serves 4
    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value*
    Cholesterol 174 mg58%
    Sodium 233 mg10.1%
    Potassium 217 mg4.6%
    Protein 22.5 g45%
    Total Fat 38.6 g49.5%
    *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


    • Add salt to the pasta water.
    • Separate some in the pasta water. Mix the salty, starchy pasta water with the pesto sauce. In this way, you can prepare a more intense and delicious pasta with sauce.
    • Pesto sauce should not be heated before adding it to the pasta. The recommended method is to strain the pasta after cooking and add the pesto sauce to your serving plate.
    • Instead of Tagliatelle; You can also choose fettucini, penne, fusilli, cavatappi and rotini.
    Rate This Recipe

    This pesto pasta recipe is easy and very tasty. Add flavor to the pasta with grocery sauce or pesto sauce that you can prepare at home. A meal that you can serve hot or cold, and prepare with your close friends! Enjoy this recipe with yourself and your loved ones by decorating it with parmesan or pickled olives.

    In addition to making Tagliatelle with Pesto Sauce, all tips for making Pesto Sauce and Pasta Dough at Home are in this recipe! Bon appetit already.

    What Is Tagliatelle?

    Tagliatelle is a type of pasta prepared with egg dough. It is especially popular in the north of Italy. This shape is similar to Fettuccine pasta. It is prepared by cutting into long, thick and straight bands. You can have store bought Tagliatelle or you can prepare your own pasta dough at home.

    What Is The Difference Between Fettuccine And Tagliatelle?

    Tagliatelle and fettuccine are long and thick cut pasta. Actually, there is no difference between them. They have different names according to the region.

    Tagliatelle is a traditional pasta in the Emilia-Romagna and Marche regions. Fettucini is popular in Rome and Tuscany. In short, this pasta is called Tagliatelle in the northern regions of Italy; called Fettucini in the southern regions.

    How To Cook Tagliatelle?

    As with other types of pasta, cook this pasta type for about 8 minutes until it reaches the consistency of al dente.

    Can Tagliatelle with Pesto Sauce Be Served Cold?

    Is Pesto Tagliatelle eaten cold? Pasta with pesto sauce can be served cold or hot on demand. You can keep it in the fridge for a while to serve cold.

    Do You Heat Pesto Sauce For Pasta?

    Should Pesto Be Heated? No.You should not heat the pesto sauce. Because heating can change the color, taste and texture of fresh basil. Choose to add ready-made or homemade pesto sauce to hot pasta. Pasta also warms the sauce.

    How To Store Pesto?

    How Long Does Pesto Last? You should store the pesto sauce in an airtight container or glass jar. Homemade sauce lasts up to 1 week.

    Can You Freeze Pesto? Yes. In particular, you can store homemade sauce in an airtight container in the freezer. You can also keep the sauce by filling it in ice cubes. You can consume it for up to 3 months this way.

    The shelf life of the ready-made pesto can vary depending on various factors such as the expiry date, preparation method and how the pesto is stored.

    Can You Reheat Leftover Pesto Pasta?

    You can heat the remaining Tagliatelle with Pesto Sauce in a pan, oven or microwave.

    To heat Tagliatelle with Pesto Sauce in the pan, add a little olive oil to the pan. After the oil is heated over low heat, add the pasta. When the pasta starts to heat up, add some water. This way, the pasta will not harden.

    To heat Tagliatelle with Pesto Sauce in the oven, set the oven to 350 °F (170 °C). Pour some olive oil over the pasta. Cover it with aluminum foil. Cook for 20 minutes.

    To heat Tagliatelle with Pesto Sauce in the microwave, add a little water over the pasta. Heat it for about 30 seconds in the microwave. To prevent the pasta from hardening, do not keep it in the microwave for a long time at very high temperatures.

    What Is Served with Pesto Pasta?

    Tastes you can serve with Tagliatelle with Pesto Sauce;

    You can also serve pesto sauce with fresh basil, parmesan cheese or balsamic vinegar to flavor the pasta.

    How Do You Use Pesto Sauce?

    The dishes used in pesto sauce are pasta, salads, appetizers and meat dishes. Besides pasta, you can use pesto sauce in different recipes. You can use pesto sauce, especially served with tortellini, penne and fettuccine, in many dishes and appetizers.

    You can serve potato or corn soup with pesto sauce. You can seasoned your grilled steak or chicken recipes with this sauce. You can spread it on your bread with cream cheese. You can use it to add flavor to sandwiches. You can add it to salad dressing. You can use it as a pizza sauce. You can serve it with baked potatoes or boiled broccoli. You can make the snacks more delicious with it as a dip sauce.

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