Spaghetti with lettuce pesto

Spaghetti with lettuce pesto
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Spaghetti with lettuce pesto

Spaghetti with lettuce pesto recipe

The salad with crabmeat, yogurt sauce, and crunchy vegetables is a light, flavorful dish!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • SPAGHETTI 400 gr
  • LETTUCE 100 gr
  • PINE NUTS 40 gr
  • Medium TOMATOES - 2
  • Extra virgin OLIVE OIL (EVO) qb
  • SALE q.b.


    1. To make spaghetti with lettuce pesto, first prepare the tomatoes by cutting them in half to facilitate peeling and blanching them in boiling water.
    2. Bring the water to a boil in order to cook the spaghetti.
    3. Heat a pan, then add the pine nuts and toast them.
    4. Remove the hardest central rib from the lettuce leaves, cut them, and place them in the bowl of the hand blender. To the bowl, add the spicy anchovy fillets, a drizzle of oil, and a grind of black pepper.
    5. Drain the tomatoes and set them aside to cool
    6. When the water is boiling, add the salt and cook the spaghetti until it is al dente.
    7. Prepare the tomatoes by removing the skin, cutting them in half, and removing the seeds and vegetation water inside with a teaspoon.
    8. When you've only got tomato pulp left, cut it into cubes and store it in a container.
    9. When the spaghetti is done, drain it in the pan with the sauce and quickly sauté it.
    10. Remove from the heat and stir in the lettuce pesto.
    11. Drizzle with raw extra virgin olive oil before serving.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per ServingCalories 242Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 3mgSodium 164mgCarbohydrates 35gFiber 3gSugar 3gProtein 9g

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