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You can use this sun dried tomato pesto recipe to season pasta, to season pasta salads, or to top bruschetta.

The vibrant red pesto is made with sun dried tomatoes, nuts – pine nuts and almonds -, garlic, olive oil, and rosemary instead of basil.

It has a very intense and aromatic flavor.

sun dried tomatoes pesto in the blender bowl, raw pasta, and pine nuts
pesto with sun dried tomatoes recipe ingredients: dried tomatoes, pine nuts, almonds, and rosemary

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sun dried tomatoes pesto

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Author Claudia Rinaldi | Gourmet Project


  • 1 oz pine nuts 30 gr
  • 0.7 oz almonds 20 gr
  • 2.8 oz dried tomatoes 80 gr
  • 0.7 oz extra virgin olive oil 20 gr
  • 1 sprig rosemary small
  • ½ garlic clove


  1. Place all the ingredients in the food processor or in a bowl if you will use an immersion blender and blend until creamy.

  2. Cook pasta according to the packaging directions.

  3. Season pasta, decorate with a rosemary sprig and enjoy your delicious meal.

Recipe Notes

Cook and season about 6.3 oz (200 gr) of pasta of your choice.

Enjoy your sun-dried tomatoes pesto!


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