Try this pesto and tomato courgetti, then check out our pesto pasta, tomato pasta and more easy pasta recipes.


  • 8 baby plum tomatoes, 4 halved and 4 whole
  • olive oil
  •  1/2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 large courgette, spiralised or very thinly shredded into noodles  
  • 2 tbsp  fresh vegetarian pesto
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts, toasted


  • STEP 1

    Toss the tomatoes with 1 tsp oil, garlic and balsamic vinegar and some seasoning. Tip into a frying pan and cook for 5 minutes until the whole tomatoes start to burst and they are coated in the balsamic.

  • STEP 2

    Pour a kettle of hot water over the courgette spaghetti and blanch for 30 seconds. Drain really well, toss with the pesto and season well. Stir, coating the noodles, then add the tomatoes and toasted pine nuts to serve your courgetti.

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