Greens Pesto with Spirulina Pasta

by @scoopwholefoods

Up the greens with this delicious pasta recipe! Pesto is a great way to hide in extra leafy vegetables and pack in the nutrients. Paired with our spirulina pasta and you have a fun colourful pasta dish!

Servings: 2-3
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  • For the pesto
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup packed spinach leaves
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup vegan parmesan (see recipe)
  • For the pasta
  • 2 cups cooked spirulina pasta
  • 3 cups vegetables of your choice: we used broccoli, zucchini, leek, tomatoes, spinach and rocket


Add all pesto ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week. Cook the vegetables in a pan and add the pasta and pesto to toss through. Serve topped with more vegan parmesan cheese and mixed seeds.