Courgette and tomato pasta with homemade walnut pesto

If we told you this was the best pasta dinner ever, we may be exaggerating, but only a little bit. The homemade walnut pesto adds beautiful flavour to the dish, but the fried courgettes are the true hero!

New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 18, 2020

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