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Simple Matcha Pesto Pasta with Rice Noodles

  • Author: Rae
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x


You’re going to love this light and easy pasta recipe! Its depth of flavor and nutrient density make it a unique and fun addition to any meal.


  • 1/2 tbsp matcha (mine is
  • 1/4 cup tahini + pesto
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 oz or 1 serving rice noodles
  • parsley to garnish (optional)


  1. Prepare matcha
    1. traditional prep
      1. microwave 1/2 cup water until boiling
      2. let cool for 1 min and pour into small bowl to warm the bowl
      3. pour out water and dry bowl
      4. sift matcha through fine mesh strainer into bowl
      5. add 2 tbsp warm water and whisk with side to side strokes to combine
    2. easy prep
      1. blend matcha + 2 tbsp water in blender or with milk frother
  2. Add prepared matcha, tahini + pesto, lemon juice, and salt to mason jar and shake to combine
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and add to bowl
  4. Add sauce to pasta
  5. Top with parsley (optional)


I used the Tenchi Ceremonial Organic Matcha from!

I also used the Tahini + Pesto blend from SoCo Tahini. You can substitute 1/4 cup tahini and 1 tbsp any pesto of choice!

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins