Recreate Zia Pia's Pasta al Pesto at Home

You can now enjoy one of our kitchen's most popular menu items at home! We will provide all the ingredients and give you the instructions here to feed 3-4 people. 

Get your Pasta al Pesto meal kit here

Here's what the kit includes:

+ Trofie pasta, artisanal pasta from Anfosso from Liguria, Italy - OR - Pastificio Di Martino Tortiglioni, corkscrew pasta 

+ Housemade Arugula-Walnut Pesto from the Zia Pia kitchen --ALLERGENS: NUTS, DAIRY

+ Baguette

+ Fresh grated Pecorino Romano and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese blend

Directions:

Cook the pasta in salted water for the amount of time listed on the package. Be sure to reserve at least 1 cup of pasta water to finish the pesto sauce. 

While the pasta is cooking, heat your oven to 375 degrees and bake the baguette for 5 minutes. 

Place the pesto in a large mixing bowl.

Serve immediately and enjoy!

Add the cooked pasta and 1/2 cup of the pasta water.

Toss the pasta with the pesto until the pasta is well coated in the sauce. Add more pasta water if necessary.

Top the pasta with the grated cheese.

 Serve immediately and enjoy!

--Suzanne