Penne Pasta with Pesto

Penne Pasta with Pesto

Penne Pasta with Pesto

Italian pasta with penne and pesto is a delicious and easy lunch or dinner to make. Find out more about the ingredients and the step by step recipe!

August 22, 2013

Cuisine

Dietary Consideration

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 40 MIN

ingredients

Pine nuts
50 g
Garlic
1 cloves
basil
2 handfuls
Olive oil
150 ml
Parmesan
cheese
Pepper
Lemon juice
Basil leaves
to garnish
Penne rigate
400 g

Preparation

How to Make Pasta with Pesto

1. Cook the penne in well salted boiling water until al dente.



2. In the meantime dry roast the pine nuts in a frying pan until golden brown. Remove from pan and reserve.



3. Wash the basil and shake dry. Remove the leaves from the stems.



4. Peel the garlic. Chop finely.



5. Place the garlic, reserved pine nuts, basil and oil in a food processor and process until a smooth pesto forms. Mix in the Parmesan and season to taste with salt, pepper and a dash of lemon juice.



6. Drain the noodles well then mix with the pesto.



7. Place the pesto in bowls and serve garnished with basil leaves.



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