This Mediterranean pasta recipe has an intense and tangy flavor. It’s impossible to go wrong if you are preparing this pasta with our sauce. You can also try it with our ‘spaghettoni al cacao’, this spaghetti is made with cocoa powder.

Ingredients for 4/5 people

Try these pasta shapes:

You can also try 100% semolina pasta, whole-grain pasta or egg pasta.


Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, in the meanwhile heat the olive pesto in a pan on very low flame, add a ladle of pasta water. Drain the pasta once it is ‘al dente’ and keep some pasta water aside. Sauté the pasta in the pan with the sauce and another ladle or two of pasta water and mix. 

Serve by sprinkling some breadcrumbs on top,

Your ‘pasta fresca’ with ‘Pesto di Olive’ is ready

Buon Appetito!!

a plate of exquisite cocoa spaghetti with olive pesto by Rawpasta Ljubljana

Spaghettoni al Cacao with “Olive Pesto”  Rawpasta