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Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rachel Kiely
Added: Saturday, February 28, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb Bow Tie Pasta
2 hefty bunches of fresh Basil
1/2 cup Pine Nuts
1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan Cheese
juice of 1 small lemon
2 cloves garlic, peeled
Kosher salt
20 grinds of freshly ground black pepper
3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Cook Bow Tie Pasta according to package instructions.

While the pasta is cooking, place the rest of the ingredients with 1/2 cup of the oil in a blender and blend. Gradually drizzle in the remaining 1/4 cup of oil until pesto is thick and smooth.
This makes about 1 and 1/2 cups, you will need about 3/4 of a cup to mix with the pasta, refrigerate the remaining pesto sauce for another day.

Dump the pasta in a large serving bowl. Stir in the pesto until the pasta is coated.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Feel free to use any sort of pasta.

You may top this off with a half pint of halved cherry tomatoes and 1 cup of crumbled feta cheese.

 

 

 

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