Pesto alla siciliana pasta

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Pasta al pesto alla siciliana

Are you ready for a culinary trip to Sicily? Our recipe for pesto alla Siciliana pasta will delight you with its intense flavors and unique combination of ingredients.

Pesto alla Siciliana is a delicious variation of the classic pesto that originated in the sunny region of Sicily. In this pesto, fresh tomatoes and ricotta provide a deliciously fruity flavor.

If you love the variety of Italian cuisine and are looking for new taste sensations, this recipe for pesto alla siciliana pasta is for you. We’ll show you how to make this pesto and combine it with pasta cooked al dente to create a dish that will transport you to the south of Italy.

Pasta mit Pesto alla siciliana
4.50 from 18 ratings
A simple pasta with pesto made from fresh tomatoes, ricotta and basil
Difficulty: easy
Cost: medium
Calories: 895kcal
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Cost: medium
Calories: 895kcal
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Ingredients list


  • First, bring a large pot of generously salted water to a boil.
  • In the meantime, wash and halve the tomatoes. Remove the seeds and liquid from the half tomatoes with a spoon. Wash and dry the basil.
    500 g vine tomatoes, 20 g basil
  • Add the spaghetti to the boiling salted water and cook al dente according to package directions.
    400 g spaghetti
  • Meanwhile, place the tomato halves, basil, pine nuts, ricotta, parmesan and peeled garlic in the bowl of the hand blender.
    150 g ricotta cheese, 50 g parmesan cheese, 50 g pine nuts, 1 clove garlic
  • Add a little olive oil and mix gently on low speed with the hand blender. Gradually add the remaining olive oil until the pesto has a nice creamy consistency. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    100 ml olive oil extra virgin
  • Drain the cooked spaghetti in a colander. Then return to the pot, add the pesto and mix thoroughly.
  • Finally, divide the pasta among deep plates and serve immediately.
    Buon appetito!
Calories: 895kcal (45%)Carbohydrates: 83g (28%)Protein: 25g (50%)Fat: 53g (82%)Saturated fatty acids: 11g (55%)Polyunsaturated fatty acids: 9gMonounsaturated fatty acids: 30gCholesterol: 28mg (9%)

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