Penne Pesto [ Recipe + Video ]

Penne Pesto [ Recipe + Video ]

This pesto recipe is a weekday staple for us. The added potato makes it a bit more filling and sucks up that beautiful pesto goodness. We hope you enjoy with friends, family and lovers. 

Order a bag of Penne here  

Check out the recipe vid 



Penne Pesto 


1 x 400g bag sourdough penne

2 x bunches of basil 

200ml olive oil 

4 garlic cloves 

300g macadamia nuts - toasted - 

250g parmesan cheese 

2 good handfuls  green beans 

3-5 baby potatoes - steamed - sliced 
we like kipflers 

1x lemon - juice 

Salt & pepper to taste 


1. Bring large pot of salted water to the boil, add pasta and set timer for 6 minutes

2. Blanch green beans in salted water for 3 minutes or to your liking

3. Add a good glug of olive oil to a fry pan, add potato slices and fry until cooked and crispy

4. Grind salt and garlic in a mortar and pestle (or food processor), add nuts, parmesan and basil until combined. Add 150ml of olive oil incrementally and juice of half a lemon to the pesto

5. Stir 3-4 tablespoons of pesto into the pan with the potatoes, and add the green beans

6. Toss through the cooked pasta

7. Top with grated parmesan... yum.


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