Basil Pesto Pasta

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Ingredients

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.
By May, 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 814Calories From Fat 52%
  • Fat 47g
  • Sat Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 349mg
  • Carbohydrate 87g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 19g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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Add a bit of the reserved pasta cooking water if the pasta seems dry after it's been tossed with sauce.

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