Linguine With Three Colors Vegetables and Pesto Sauce

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

Like an Italian flag, this flavorsome dish combines the colors red, green and white.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring salted water to boil and cook your linguine as described on the product package.
  2. In the meanwhile fry the red bel peppers 5 minutes in oil, add garlic and fry for another 5 minutes.
  3. Blanch zucchini until soft.
  4. Mix pesto, chopped olives, and chopped sunflower kernels together.
  5. Arrange hot linguine in 4 single plates.
  6. Adjust first zucchini and then the red bell peppers on linguine.
  7. Spoon pesto mix on them.
  8. Top with sliced olives and sunflower kernels.
Most Helpful

I enjoyed this! I scaled the recipe back for one, used red and green bell pepper and threw in a little soy chorizo. I did use just a little more pesto to my taste. Thanks for a lovely and healthy dish! Made for the Hidden Gems contest and this was a hidden gem!

Sharon123 January 28, 2011