Basil Pesto Pasta

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 814 calories
    • Calories 52 calories from fat
    • Fat 47 g
    • Sat Fat 0 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 349 mg
    • Protein 19 g
    • Carbohydrate 87 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 6 g

Ingredients

  1. Check 1pound dried pasta
  2. Check 1 small clove garlic
  3. Check 1/4cup pine nuts
  4. Check 3cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves, washed
  5. Check kosher salt and pepper
  6. Check 2/3cup plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  7. Check 1/4cup (about 1 ounce) grated Parmesan

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Place the garlic, pine nuts, basil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 pepper in the bowl of a food processor and pulse to combine. While the machine is running, drizzle in the oil through the feed tube, stopping occasionally to scrape down the sides. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the Parmesan.
  3. Divide the pasta among bowls and spoon the pesto over the top.