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Sicilian-style pesto pasta

Sicilian-style pesto pasta

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Authentic pesto pasta straight from the shores of Sicily

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal528
fat27g
saturates4g
carbs60g
sugars0g
fibre4g
protein16g
low insalt0.16g
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Ingredients

  • 300g linguine pasta
  • 85g blanched almond , roughly chopped
  • 25g caciocavallo or pecorino cheese, grated
  • large handful basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 50ml extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 small vine tomatoes , seeded and chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook pasta according to pack instructions. Blend together the almonds, cheese, most of the basil and all of the olive oil in a food processor until they form a chunky paste. Drain pasta, then stir through pesto and tomatoes.

  • STEP 2

    Spoon onto serving plates, then serve sprinkled with the remaining basil leaves.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2005

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