Creamy Pesto Pasta: Italian Indulgence



Creamy Pesto Pasta: Italian Indulgence

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz linguine pasta
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Boil the linguine pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a food processor, combine fresh basil, grated Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
  3. With the food processor running, slowly drizzle in the extra-virgin olive oil until a smooth pesto sauce forms. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. In a separate pan, heat the heavy cream over low heat until it simmers. Stir in the pesto sauce and cook for a few minutes until well combined.
  5. Toss the cooked linguine pasta in the creamy pesto sauce until fully coated.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with extra grated Parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of fresh basil leaves.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Creamy Pesto Pasta: Italian Indulgence is a delectable Italian pasta dish that combines the rich flavors of homemade pesto with creamy, dreamy goodness. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a special occasion, this recipe will transport your taste buds straight to Italy.

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 480, Fat: 38g, Carbohydrates: 29g, Protein: 9g

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