5 from 1 vote

One Pot Pesto Pasta Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Quick and easy pesto pasta recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pot on stovetop. This 30 minute meal is packed with peso sauce, basil and tomatoes. 

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: easy pasta recipe
Calories: 652 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1 pound Angel hair pasta
  • 1 tsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 3/4-1 cup Pesto sauce
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1 cup Tomatoes Seeds removed and cut into 1 inch pieces OR cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese Adjust based on your preference
  • 5 Basil leaves Fresh, Roughly chopped, For garnish


  1. Boil pasta in salted water, according to box instructions and keep aside. 

  2. In the same nonstick pot, heat oil over medium high heat and saute garlic until golden brown. Do not burn it! 

  3. Add pesto sauce, salt, pepper and mix. 

  4. Add boiled pasta, tomatoes and mix everything together until fully coated. 

  5. Mix in some mozzarella cheese.

  6. Garnish with basil leaves and enjoy. 

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Pesto Pasta Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 652 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 550mg23%
Potassium 351mg10%
Carbohydrates 90g30%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 1340IU27%
Vitamin C 5.3mg6%
Calcium 173mg17%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.