Mike's Garden Fresh Pesto Fettuccini

Slightly spicy, slightly tangy, big on fresh garden flavors and only 5 minutes fast! Today is Wednesday here in the O Brien Shire so y all know what that means! It s, Clean out the crispers and pick the ripe from the garden day! My students always have a blast with this since they can create anything their tiny imaginations can dream up. Well, today my 7 year olds decided on a healthy pesto for their parents pasta and shrimp dinner tonight. Excellent work kiddos! Your pesto was positively delicious! Great photos and directions as well! This will coat enough pasta for 4 to 6. Double recipe if needed.


  1. ● For The Garden Fresh Pesto
  2. 1/2 Cup Quality Olive Oil
  3. 1 LG Bunch Fresh Parsley
  4. 1 LG Bunch Fresh Cilantro
  5. 1/2 Cup Lemon Lime Or Standard Basil Leaves or mix – packed
  6. 1 tbsp Lemon Or Lime Juice
  7. 10 Garlic Cloves
  8. 1/4 Cup Fresh Garlic Chives
  9. 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  10. 1/2 tsp Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  11. 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  12. ● For The Options to taste
  13. Parmesan Cheese
  14. Pine Nuts Or Walnuts not added here due to student allergies
  15. Garlic Bread
  16. ● For The Pasta amp Shrimp
  17. as needed Fettuccini Noodles
  18. as needed LG Presteamed Peeled Shrimp
  19. Quality Olive Oil


  1. Change Heres all youll need for the Pesto
  2. Change Place everything in your blender You may need a dash of water if she isnt grabbing and pulling your herbs
  3. Change Fully blended pesto pictured My students went with half standard Basil and half Lime Basil
  4. Change Put this on pasta seafood chicken and more Seal it and allow it to refrigerate for several hours for best flavor
  5. Change ● For The Shrimp amp Noodle recipe Boil your noodles as per manufacturers directions In the last 2 minutes of your hard boil – add your shrimp
  6. Change Drain and add olive oil to shrimp/noodle mixture and gently mix
  7. Change Add 2 large spoonfuls of Pesto and lift and separate noodles until pesto is fully mixed in
  8. Change Sprinkle dish with shreadded Parmesan cheese Serve hot with garlic bread Enjoy!

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