BASIL PESTO LINGUINI

         BY MARIA SAKELLARIDI

        Servings: 5  Serving Size: 1 tbsp

         Ingredients: 

1 cup basil

1 clove garlic

1/4 cup grated parmesan

salt & pepper to taste

                2 1/2 tbsp olive oil

  

Directions: 

In a food processor pulse basil, garlic, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper until smooth.

Slowly add the olive oil while pulsing. Store in a sealed container and refrigerate until ready to use or you can freeze this in ziplocks bags to use at a later date.

Makes 5 tablespoons.

You can use this basil pesto with linguini pasta like this:

INSTRUCTIONS

1
Bring a large pot of water to a boil then season with salt and cook the pasta according to the directions.

  2
Meanwhile add the pesto to a large bowl, reserve ½ cup of the cooking liquid then drain the pasta.