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Pasta With Pesto

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Pasta With Pesto is a really good recipe. This Pasta With Pesto is as nice as it sounds. A recipe you should try your hands on!
  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.

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Nutrition Facts

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


Pasta With Pesto Recipe