Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta

Ingredients

1/3 cup pine nuts
2 cups basil leaves
450g dried spaghetti
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
3 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

In a food processor, mix together pine nuts, basil, garlic and parmesan until mixture is roughly chopped.

Meanwhile, cook spaghetti until al dente.

While blending basil mixture, add olive oil in a thin stream until mixture is smooth but retains texture. Be careful not to over-process. Season with salt and pepper.

Mix in pesto with pasta until completely coated. Serve with Parmesan.


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