Broccoli Pesto Pasta

PACK'D Broccoli Pesto Pasta served in a bowl

Whip up a quick and delicious meal with our Broccoli Pesto Pasta, featuring PACK'D organic frozen broccoli. This vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free dish is perfect for a nutritious dinner in just 15 minutes. Packed with fresh basil, toasted pine nuts, and a hint of lemon, this vibrant pesto is tossed with gluten-free pasta for a satisfying and flavourful meal. Ideal for a healthy weeknight dinner, store leftovers in Tupperware for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 months.

Serves 4 - 5

  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook 10 mins
  • Total 15 mins

Storage Tupperware for up to 3 days or freezer for 2 months

Vegan, Gluten Free , Refined Sugar Free


  • 1 heaped cup PACK’D frozen Broccoli
  • ½ cup fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1.5 tsp lemon juice
  • Pinch of lemon zest
  • 1 small garlic clove, chopped
  • 1/3 - 1/2 tsp salt, to taste
  • Good pinch black pepper
  • 2 tbsp water

To Serve

  • 230g gluten free pasta
  • Toasted pine nuts
  • Red pepper flakes or black pepper to taste


Add the frozen broccoli to a bowl of boiling water. Blanch for 30 secs. Drain and pat dry on kitchen paper.

Place the broccoli into a food processor with the basil, olive oil, nutritional yeast, pine nuts, water, lemon juice and zest, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Pulse until combined.

Bring a pan of water to the boil. Add pasta and cook as per the packet instructions. Drain and rinse.

Toss the pesto through the cooked pasta.

Serve with pine nuts, red pepper flakes, and additional nutritional yeast if you like. Season to taste.

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