I try to cook dinner as much as possible, but it can be a challenge coming up with healthy meal ideas that don’t take 3 hours to complete or require complicated cooking gadgets I don’t have space for in my tiny kitchen. To resist the siren song of Seamless on a weeknight, I’ve come to rely on a handful of simple dishes that can be thrown together in 45 minutes or less.
Simple pasta dishes are always in my dinner rotation, and a fresh pesto sauce is a nice alternative to standard tomato. Homemade pesto is easy to make and tastes a million times better than the jarred type you find in the store. Read on for my go-to classic pesto recipe and instructions on how to freeze and reheat for a taste of summer whenever you need it.