Creamy Basil Pesto Spaghetti - No Cook Pasta Sauce

Creamy Basil Pesto Spaghetti

  • Author: Ciara Attwell @ My Fussy Eater
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Meal
  • Cuisine: Italian


A super simple but delicious dinner recipe for kids. Creamy Basil Pesto Spaghetti. Nut free and ready in just 10 minutes!


  • 200g / 7 oz spaghetti
  • 2 large handfuls of fresh basil (can use less if your kid don’t like basil)
  • 200g / 7 oz cream cheese
  • 50g / 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • a dash of milk


  1. Put the spaghetti in a pot with boiling water and cook as per the package instructions.
  2. Put the basil, cream cheese and parmesan into a food processor. Add a splash of milk and blitz until smooth. Add a little more milk if you prefer the consistency to be a bit thinner.
  3. Drain the pasta and mix in with the basil pesto sauce.
  4. Serve immediately.