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Traditional Ligurian Pasta Recipe Video
|Fresh basil leaves||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Garlic cloves||2 Clove (10 gm)|
|Parmesan||1 Cup (16 tbs), grated|
|Pine nuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Extra virgin olive oil||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Fresh green beans||1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into one inch pieces|
|Potato||1 Large, cubed into ½-inch pieces|
Calories 2313 Calories from Fat 1766
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 193 g296.4%
Saturated Fat 17.3 g86.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Sodium 408.3 mg17%
Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.7%
Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.4%
Sugars 6.4 g
Protein 30 g60.2%
Vitamin A 14.9% Vitamin C 29.9%
Calcium 33.6% Iron 28.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1.Boil water for cooking pasta.
2.Cut and peel the potatoes and beans.
2.Combine basil, garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan and 3 tablespoons olive oil in a blender.
3.With the blender running drizzle remaining olive oil into blender and blend until you have a smooth paste.
4.When the water comes to a boil add the pasta, green beans and potatoes.
5.Cook until pasta, green beans and potatoes are done.
6.Drain pasta and toss with about 4 tablespoons pesto, just enough to lightly coat the pasta, green beans and potatoes.
7.Serve with some extra Parmesan.
Use what you need and store the remaining pesto in the refrigerator.