Parsley Parmesan Pasta

Parsley Parmesan Pasta recipe that takes 15 minutes to make and costs less than $4.   Blend the parsley with other simple ingredients to make a nut free pesto sauce and then pour on top of pasta! Your entire family will like this fresh parsley pasta dinner.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword parsley pasta, parsley recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 16 oz box rotini pasta
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 1/4 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese


  1. Cook your pasta according to box in salted water.  Drain, put back in pot and set aside.

  2. Cut the bottom of the stems off the parsley bout 2 inches from the bottom, too much parsley stems and it might taste too bitter.  See blog post if you need more details.    Keep top section of parsley and put in food processor.

  3. Add broth, olive oil and lemon juice to food processor and pulse until creamy.

  4. Pour parsley sauce on top of pasta.  Add parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of salt for taste.  Stir until cheese is melted and pasta is coated in the parsley sauce.

  5. Enjoy!

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