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Fettuccine With Pesto Sauce

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Ingredients
  Fettuccine 1 Pound
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Fresh basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs) (lightly packed)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In large pot of boiling water cook fettuccine until al dente (tender but firm).
While pasta is cooking, prepare sauce.
Pesto Sauce: In food processor, combine garlic and basil; process until chopped.
Add Parmesan and olive oil, process until smooth.
Remove 1/2 cup/125 ml of the pasta cooking liquid and add to sauce; process until smooth.
Drain pasta and toss with pesto sauce.
Sprinkle with pepper and Parmesan to taste.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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