Pappardelle with Light Pesto

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bag Garlic Herb Pappardelle
  • 1/2 cups basil leaves packed
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 4 tbsp pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • fresh mozzarella optional
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • For the pesto, add basil, pine nuts, garlic, and parmesan cheese in a food processor. Season with salt and pepper, and adjust to your liking. While the food processor is running, add olive oil slowly until the sauce is emulsified. Set aside.
  • Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Before draining, save 1/2 cup of pasta water. Drain pasta.
  • In a bowl combine the pasta with the pesto sauce and pasta water. Stir and serve. Top it off with parmesan or mozzarella cheese.
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Prep Time 10 min
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Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 10 min
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Instructions
  1. For the pesto, add basil, pine nuts, garlic, and parmesan cheese in a food processor. Season with salt and pepper, and adjust to your liking. While the food processor is running, add olive oil slowly until the sauce is emulsified. Set aside.
  2. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Before draining, save 1/2 cup of pasta water. Drain pasta.
  3. In a bowl combine the pasta with the pesto sauce and pasta water. Stir and serve. Top it off with parmesan or mozzarella cheese.
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