Linguine with pesto, mozzarella and tomato

Prep 0 h : 5 m
Cook 0 h : 15 m
Serves
4-6

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp olive oil

    1 onion, finely chopped

    2 garlic cloves, chopped

    400g cherry tomatoes

    125g pesto

    4 tbsp butter

    5 slices bread, broken into pieces

    500g linguine, cooked

    150g soft mozzarella cheese

    Basil, a handful

     


Method

  • Heat olive oil in a medium-sized frying pan until warm. Add onion and garlic and sauté for 3-5 minutes. Add cherry tomatoes and sauté for another 3-5 minutes or until the tomatoes start to burst open. Add pesto and mix well. Remove from the heat and season with salt and pepper.

    In another frying pan, heat butter and add bread. Fry for 3 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.

    Cook pasta according to instructions on the package. Drain and mix into the tomato mixture. Break mozzarella and basil leaves into big pieces and mix in.

    Spoon pasta into serving dish and sprinkle bread croutons over.