Pasta With Pesto
|Pasta||3⁄4 Pound (340 Gram)|
|Fresh basil||1 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Package, Leaves Only)|
|Pine nuts/Walnuts||80 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), peeled|
|Olive oil||80 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)|
|Parmesan cheese||120 Milliliter, freshly grated (1/2 Cup)|
|Hot water||30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoons)|
Bring large pot of water to a boil.
Cook pasta according to package directions while you prepare the pesto.
Place basil along with nuts and garlic in a food processor or blender and process until finely chopped.
With the machine running, pour in the olive oil in a thin stream.
Add the cheese, salt and pepper to taste, and process brieily to combine.
Thin with 2 tbs hot water.
Toss pesto with hot pasta, cooked and drained.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3002 Calories from Fat 1501
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 172 g264.7%
Saturated Fat 34.7 g173.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 81.6 mg27.2%
Sodium 1931 mg80.5%
Total Carbohydrates 265 g88.3%
Dietary Fiber 16 g63.9%
Sugars 16.1 g
Protein 98 g196.1%
Vitamin A 62.4% Vitamin C 21.2%
Calcium 154.1% Iron 75.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet