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Broccoli Pesto with Pasta and Cherry Tomatoes

For the pasta lovers looking to get fancy & pack in more nutrients!

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 8-12 minutes

Great source of…

✓ Carbohydrates

✓ Folate

✓ Potassium

✓ Fiber

✓ Vitamins K, C


Broccoli Pesto

  • 2 cups cooked broccoli florets

  • 1/2 cup walnuts

  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 3 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/2 cup parsley, roughly chopped

  • Salt and black pepper


  • 9oz whole wheat or chickpea pasta

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 cup cooked broccoli florets


  1. Make the pesto: combine all ingredients in a food processor. Season with salt and pepper. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

  2. Cook your pasta.

  3. Add pesto, cherry tomatoes, and pesto to a bowl of cooked pasta and enjoy!


  1. Add more cooked broccoli on top if desired.

  2. Want more protein? Use bean-based pasta like lentil or chickpea!

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