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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Basil Pesto Pasta

Basil Pesto Pasta
125 mlpine nuts, lightly toasted1/2 cup
250 mlparmesan cheese, grated1 cup
1 Lfresh basil, thick stalks removed4 cup
3garlic cloves3
2 mlsalt1/2 tsp
2 mlpepper1/2 tsp
250 mlolive oil1 cup
375 mlbroccoli florets1 1/2 cup
375 mlpasta1 1/2 cup
In a food processor; combine pine nuts, parmesan cheese, basil, garlic, salt and pepper. 
Puree, slowly adding oil until all ingredients are blended.
Meanwhile; cook broccoli until tender crisp and pasta until al dente as package directions. 
Gently mix broccoli and pasta together. 
Slowly add desired amount of pesto, a litle at a time until desired flavour is reached.

Serves 6

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