Pesto Pasta

True to the name, here’s a true meatless dish you can enjoy this Monday!



  • 375 grams dried linguine pasta
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 Tbsp pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 piece garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp shaved parmesan cheese, to serve


  1. Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet directions until it becomes tender. Drain. Return to pan.
  2. Meanwhile, process basil, pine nuts, garlic, and parmesan in a blender, scraping down sides occasionally, until almost smooth.
  3. With motor running, add oil in a slow, steady stream. Process to combine.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add pesto to pasta. Toss to combine. Serve.


Photos from Wikimedia Commons


cui scene

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>