April 01, 2016 2 min read

Vegan Matcha Pesto Pasta with pine nuts, walnuts, basil, and spinach. Easy and quick recipe

Kenko’s Matcha Recipe Collection

is the place to go for delicious recipes covering everything from breakfast to dessert.

With so many ways to use matcha, you may think we’d get a bit jaded by all this innovation. But we find new recipes all the time that blow our minds and ignite our taste buds. And we’ve just found one that really breaks the mould:...

Vegan Matcha Green Tea Lemon Pesto Pasta by the amazing Tess Begg.

Pesto with matcha? We’ve never seen anything like it! Tess is a regular recipe contributor to Kenko Tea and she always comes up with the goods. You can check the rest of her matcha creations out here:

We love pasta, we love pesto and we love matcha. Put them all together and you get a classic Italian dish with a Japanese twist that’s perfect for lunch or dinner.

Anyways, that’s enough of my talking. Let’s start cooking!

Vegan Matcha Pesto Pasta

Ingredients

  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • ½ cup spinach leaves
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Pinch of pink salt
  • 2 tsp matcha powder
  • Garlic, Olive oil, avocado
  • Your choice of pasta: Penne, Spaghetti, etc.

Method

  1. Blend all ingredients, except the last two, until combined
  2. Add water if needed to blend more thoroughly
  3. Spice up the flavor for the pesto with garlic, olive oil and/or avocado
  4. Boil the pasta until cooked
  5. Toss pasta with the pesto sauce
  6. Add some salt if needed
  7. Garnish with chopped spinach or your choice of topping

Green Tea Pesto Pasta garnished with chopped spinach. Delicious and nutritious vegan recipe

Matcha pesto pasta – what a combination! Click on the video below for some more pro tips:

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