pasta with pesto
Pasta With Pesto
Serves 4
Cook Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
  1. 1 lb pasta
  2. 2 cloves garlic
  3. 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  4. 1/2 cup pine nuts
  5. 1/4 cup olive oil
  6. 1/4 cup hot water
  7. salt and black pepper
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Combine the garlic, basil leaves, and pine nuts in a blender and process on low speed. With the blender running, slowly add the olive oil, followed by the hot water. Add salt to taste and continue processing until the pesto is smooth and creamy.
  3. Drain the pasta and toss in the pesto sauce.
  1. You can also add chopped cherry tomatoes.
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