Pesto Fettuccini Pasta

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 10 cups (2500ml) Water
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.6g) Salt
  • 0.4 kilo (400g) Fettuccini pasta
Pesto Paste
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) Olive oil
  • 1/3 cup (45g) Peanut
  • 1/4 cup (20g) Garlic, peeled
  • 1/4 cup (30g) Parmesan cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups (50g) Basil leaves, fresh
  • 1 cup (20g) Parsley leaves, fresh
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.3g) Ground black pepper
Pesto Sauce
  • 1 cup (180g) Chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.6g) Salt
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.3g) Ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Cooking oil
  • 1/4 cup (35g) Red onion, chopped
  • 1/8 cup (20g) Garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups (350g) Pesto paste
  • 1 cup (250ml) All-purpose cream
  • 1 pack (10g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Pasta water


  1. BOIL. In a pot, heat water with salt until big bubbles form. Add pasta then cook according to package instructions. Set aside.
  2. BLEND. In a food processor, combine olive oil, peanut, garlic, parmesan cheese, basil leaves, parsley leaves, and black pepper. Blend until well combined. Set aside.
  3. SEASON & SAUTÉ. Season chicken breast with salt and pepper. In a pan, heat oil. Sauté chicken until light brown. Add red onion and garlic then sauté until fragrant.
  4. SIMMER & SEASON. Pour pesto paste and all-purpose cream. Mix well then add AJI-NO-MOTO®. Add cooked pasta and pasta water then mix well.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a plate. Serve and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

Use mortar and pestle for better extraction of flavor from the basil and parsley leaves.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 30 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 15 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 8 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 cup

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Peanuts are great sources of Biotin and Vitamin E that help keep our nails, skin, and hair healthy.


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