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5 from 1 vote

Garlic Basil Pesto with Pasta

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: pasta, pesto
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 1064kcal
Author: Hungry Huy

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. basil about 2 cups
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • olive oil about 1/2 cup
  • salt
  • 1 lb. pasta

Instructions

  • Pulse garlic in food processor until finely chopped
  • Add nuts, cheese and a pinch of salt. Pulse to combine
  • Slowly drizzle oil in the running processor until desired consistency reached (about 1/2 cup oil)
  • Salt to taste. Makes about enough for 1 lb. of pasta.

Nutrition

Calories: 1064kcal | Carbohydrates: 175g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 807mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 3099IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 292mg | Iron: 6mg