Jow - Recipe: Pasta with Homemade Pesto

Pasta with Homemade Pesto

Homemade pesto is both fast & flavorful. A win-win!

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5 minutesPrep time
10 minutesCook time
730 cal.Per serving
  

Utensils

Pot (small), Blender, Stovetop, Colander

recipe

Pasta (penne rigate)

Step 1

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.

Garlic

Step 2

Peel & mince the garlic.

Basil (fresh)
Olive oil
Pine nuts
Garlic
Parmesan

Step 3

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.

Parmesan
Pasta (penne rigate)

Step 4

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!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy730 cal.
Fat42g
Carbohydrates65g
Protein22g

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.

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Pasta with Homemade Pesto