Servings: four to six as a main course.
This is a great recipe for experimenting with basil. A riff on the classic Italian purée of basil, garlic, nuts, cheese and olive oil, this version lets you enjoy the flavor of pesto without actually having to make the sauce. Simply toss the ingredients together with the hot pasta. It couldn’t be easier or more satisfying, and it makes a perfect late-night summer supper.
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This was so good. I used fresh sweet basil from my garden. The dish was light and easy to make.
This is ok but nothing special.
Just made this last night. While I like pesto, it can be a little heavy. This, on the other hand, was an unexpected pleasure! The flavors were fresh, vibrant and clean! I used farfalle pasta, as that is what I had on hand. I have an abundance of fresh basil in my herb garden, so will be making this often! Delicious!
Enjoyed this very much. I love pesto, but it often is so very rich. This take on the favorite is very delicious. I did 1/3 the recipe for two and we have leftovers.
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