Fresh Basil Pesto Pasta

Fresh Basil Pesto Pasta
Fresh Basil Pesto Pasta

Pesto 

1 cup Fresh Basil Leaves, packed. Can substitute with the same quantity of fresh cilantro. ¬ľ cup Parmesan Reggiano Cheese¬†

¬ľ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil¬†

¬ľ cup Walnuts, shelled¬†

2 cloves Garlic 

Salt and Pepper to taste 

Put all of the ingredients into a blender or food processor except for the salt and pepper and blend until smooth and creamy. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

Cook one pound of your favorite pasta according to the directions on its packaging. Set aside. Sauce 

2 cups Heavy Cream 

Pesto recipe from above 

2 cups of your favorite vegetables 

Salt and Pepper to taste 

In a large saute pan,over medium high heat, saute desired vegetables for 2-3 minutes. I like to use cherry tomatoes, onions, sliced yellow bell pepper, 

Add the heavy cream and continue to cook until the cream has reduced by half and can evenly coat the back of a spoon. 

Add in the pesto and stir thoroughly. Garnish with fresh basil (cilantro) and parmesan cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

Enjoy! 

Prep/Cook time- 45 minutes 

Servings- 4

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