Pot (small), Blender, Stovetop, Colander
Cook the pasta in a pot of salted boiling water according to the package instructions. Tip: Reserve a bit of the cooking liquid when draining the pasta.
Peel & mince the garlic.
Place the basil (reserve a few leaves for garnish), olive oil, pine nuts, garlic & parmesan In a blender. Add salt to taste & blend to form a paste.
Mix the pasta together with the pesto. Add a bit of the pasta cooking liquid if needed. Garnish with salt, pepper & a few torn basil leaves (optional). Mangia!
Average estimated amount for one serving
On average, one serving of the recipe "Pasta with Homemade Pesto" contains 730 Energy, 42 g of Fat, 65 g of Carbohydrates, 22 g of Protein.