Broccoli Pesto Linguine

Broccoli Pesto Linguine

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15 min.
20 min.
4 Servings

This homemade broccoli pesto is super quick. The whole meal is ready in only 20 minutes. Serve over linguine or your choice of pasta. Delicious.


  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Instant Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped broccoli, prepared according to package directions
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup (about 1 ounce) BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Romano or Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1 package (9 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated Linguine (9 oz.)
  • Fresh basil leaves (optional)
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COMBINE water and bouillon in small bowl; stir to dissolve. Place bouillon mixture, broccoli, 1/2 cup basil, cheese, oil and garlic in food processor or blender; cover. Process until smooth to form pesto.

PREPARE pasta according to package directions. Toss pesto with pasta. Season with coarsely ground black pepper, if desired. Garnish with basil leaves.

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Presto Pesto!!

I tried this recipe out and it was a hit! I was happily surprised to find that this was actually pretty easy to make! Not complicated at all (even for the "Culinary-challenged" like myself)!! As suggested on the recipe, I did season with pepper. After tasting it without pepper, I just decided that--for ME--it needed that little extra something. Though it's pretty good without it, too! :-) Oh! I also sprinkled an extra teaspoon and a half of Parmesan cheese to the served portions! It was GREAT!

- GINA C from Long Beach, CA

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 390
  • Calories from Fat: 130
  • Total Fat: 15g (23% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 4g (21% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 60mg (20% of DV)
  • Sodium: 580mg (24% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 51g (17% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g (20% of DV)
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 16g
  • Vitamin A: 20% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 90% of DV
  • Calcium: 15% of DV
  • Iron: 15% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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