Friday, June 24, 2016

Pine nut basil pesto pasta

linguine pasta 
Pesto sauce ingredients
2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup pine nuts
3 cloves garlic
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
salt and black pepper to taste
1/3 cup grated cheese
  1. Place basil and pine nuts in the food processor. Pulse until basil and pine nuts are finely chopped, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary.  
  2. Add garlic and olive oil and pulse to combine. 
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.  Transfer to a bowl and add grated cheese.  Combine to mix well.  Set aside for later use.
  4. Bring a pot of water to a boil.  Add linguine pasta and salt and cook till desired tenderness.
  5. Remove cooked pasta and transfer to a serving bowl.
  6. Add desired amount of pesto sauce and combine to mix well.
  7. Serve warm.

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