Pasta With Homemade Pesto With Olives And Cream Cheese


  • pasta – 400g
  • mixed greens (parsley, dill, green basil, mint), leaves only – 150g
  • black and green olive mix – 0,5 g cans (400 g)
  • roasted peeled almonds – 20-30 g
  • garlic – 1 large clove
  • cream cheese – 4 tbsp.
  • olive oil
  • coarse sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Step by step recipe

Step 1

Remove stones from the olives and black olives. Finely chop the herbs. In a mortar, pound the peeled clove of garlic with 1 tsp. salt, then add the herbs, almonds and olives, alternating, a little at a time, adding the olive oil (you can do all this in a blender).

Step 2

When all the products are mixed into a more or less homogeneous paste, put it in a bowl, mix it with the vream cheese, season with pepper and, if necessary, more salt.

Step 3

Boil the pasta in plenty of salted boiling water according to the instructions on the packet. Remove to a colander, arrange on plates, drizzle with olive oil and place 1-2 tbsp of pesto in the center. Serve immediately.

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