How To Cook The Best Tuyo Pesto Spaghetti Pasta

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Best Tuyo Pesto Spaghetti Pasta

Get your taste buds ready with this challenging dish; pasta pesto with dried fish. Yes, and it's possible here in the Philippines.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Pasta Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 735kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 1/2 kg Spaghetti Pasta cooked according to the package instructions
  • 5 pcs Dried Fish shredded and dispose the head and bone
  • 2 cups Basil Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Pine Nuts sauteed
  • 3 cloves Garlic crushed and minced
  • 1/3 cup Virgin Oil
  • 2 tbsp Warm Water


  • Blend basil leaves, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic and half of the virgin oil in a blender for 5 minutes or until everything is crushed.
  • In a bowl, combine spaghetti pasta and pesto mixture. Then, add the shredded dried fish and the remaining parmesan cheese.
  • Slowly mix all the mixtures together.
    Tip: You can add 2 tbsp of warm water to mix it easily.
  • Now, transfer onto a serving plate.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


Calories: 735kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 731IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 200mg | Iron: 3mg
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