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Simple Basil Pesto Recipe
|Fresh basil leaves||2 Ounce (60 Grams)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm)|
|Pine nuts||2 Tablespoon|
|Extra virgin olive oil||3 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce (100 Milliliter)|
|Freshly grated parmesan||7 Tablespoon|
|Dried pasta||1 Pound (500 Grams)|
Calories 829 Calories from Fat 368
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40 g62.2%
Saturated Fat 6.8 g33.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 23.1 mg
Sodium 499.5 mg20.8%
Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.4%
Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.2%
Sugars 4.6 g
Protein 26 g51.5%
Vitamin A 17.3% Vitamin C 5.7%
Calcium 32.2% Iron 17.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Transfer to a bowl.
Stir in parmesan until well combined.
Add salt to taste.
Set aside or store .
Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water, until firm to the bite if serving hot or just firm to the bite if serving as a salad.
Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.
Return pasta with the pesto to the warm pasta pot.
Toss well to coat, adding reserved water as needed.
Serve immediately or at room temperature.