Pesto with Green Beans and Potatoes

A twist on a classic


Serves 4




  • 6 medium potatoes, chopped, boiled until just tender


  • 220g green beans, cut to 2inch pieces


  • 300g pasta


  • Pesto – 2 garlic cloves


  • 150ml olive oil


  • 2 large handfuls of basil leaves, chopped


  • 100g pine nuts


  • 50g parmesan


  • Seasoning


  1. Firstly boil the potatoes until just tender. Drain and leave to cool, then dice them.
  2. Make the pesto and set aside.
  3. Put the pasta on to cook, add the green beans for the final 3 minutes. Drain and toss with the potatoes and pesto.

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