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Pasta With Pesto Sauce

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Homemade pesto made with fresh basil and pine nuts or walnuts served over whole grain pasta.
Ingredients
  Whole grain pasta 16 Ounce (Brown Rice, Quinoa, Spelt, Whole Wheat)
  Fresh basil leaves 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 2 Medium
  Rice/Soy parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pine nuts/Walnuts 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Boil 4 quarts of water and add pasta for 6-12 minutes depending on the variety. (Check package for exact time.)
For the Pesto:
In blender or food processor, mix all of the ingredients. Scrape down the sides as necessary. Blend to desired consistency and season to taste.
To serve;
Mix the pesto into the pasta and serve immediately. Garnish with some Parmesan "cheese" and pine nuts.
Accompany the meal with a green salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Healthy
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Would you like to have a great Italian style meal for dinner? Here is a delicious recipe for Pasta with pesto sauce. The recipe also shows you how to make a pure plant-based pesto sauce. Made with basil and loads of garlic, this is a well-flavored sauce that seems great! So watch how its done and try it yourself!

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