Pasta with Homemade Pesto

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

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5 minutes

Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

588 cal.

Per serving

Utensils

Pot (small), Blender, Stovetop, Colander

recipe

Pasta (penne)

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)

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

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Energy588 cal.
Fat32 g
Carbohydrates54 g
Protein20 g
Fiber3 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Pasta with Homemade Pesto" contains 588 Energy, 32 g of Fat, 54 g of Carbohydrates, 20 g of Protein, 3 g of Fiber.

Pasta with Homemade Pesto
Very easy