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Basil Pesto Linguine - FEATURED RECIPE - GK skinnypasta

The best way to explain GK skinnypastaTM? Pasta without the guilt. At Gabriella’s Kitchen, we create pastas packed with good-for-you ingredients like protein, fiber, vitamins and superfoods – with none of the stuff you don’t want (we’re looking at you GMOs, additives and preservatives). The best part for busy folks on the go: our fresh pastas cook in less than two minutes, even from frozen! (Most stores, including your local Safeway, keep our pastas in the freezer, not the fridge, and you can, too)! To learn more about our innovative and award-winning fresh pastas, including GK skinnypastaTM HIGH PROTEIN Linguine, Fettuccine and Spaghetti, and GK skinnypastaTM SUPERFOOD TEFF Penne and Macaroni, head to


And for some cooking inspiration, be sure to check out our recipe for Basil Pesto Linguine, which is divine – in more ways than one! Last year, Sergio Dussin, the Pope’s official chef, created this fresh pesto to serve with our GK skinnypastaTM HIGH PROTEIN Linguine for esteemed guests at Cellular Horizons: The Third International Conference on the Progress of Regenerative Medicine and Its Cultural Impact at the Vatican. With this dish, you can satisfy your pasta craving while nourishing wellness from within. Divine, indeed.


Basil Pesto Linguine




  • 250g skinnypasta™ HIGH PROTEIN Linguine*
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste



Combine all ingredients except the Parmesan in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Transfer the pesto to a bowl and mix in the cheese. While the pesto mixture sits, bring water to a boil in a pot and add250g skinnypasta™ HIGH PROTEIN Linguine. Cook for one minute, check for doneness. Strain. Add the linguine to the bowl of pesto mixture and gently toss. Serve and enjoy!


*Don’t forget to look for our fresh pastas in Safeway’s freezer section. At home, thaw them or not – either way, they’ll cook in less than two minutes! We call it convenience that’s healthy and delicious.

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