6.14.2010

easy pesto pasta


Pesto is great.  It uses lots of basil, tastes delicious on pasta, garlic bread and sandwiches, it is super easy to make and uses ingredients you probably have on hand.  I found this Easy Pesto Recipe on allrecipes.com
 Easy Pesto
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Place almonds on a cookie sheet, and bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly toasted.
  2. In a food processor, combine toasted almonds, garlic, basil, olive oil, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Process until a coarse paste is formed.
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2 comments:

Softflexgirl said...

I wonder if Josh would eat this?! Hmmm....

Kristen (Creative Stash) said...

does he like chicken? You could easily add in grilled chicken or maybe some meatballs!