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Juicy pesto pasta

Juicy pesto pasta

Easy to make, but full of flavor! Good hot or cold.

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The perfect guide to different types of pasta and their uses

The recipe can be found in this article

The perfect guide to different types of pasta and their uses

Ingredients

number of servings
3

Ingredients

  • 1 quantity homemade pesto Added to
  • 12 oz pasta of choice Added to
  • 2 teaspoon salt Added to
  • 34 Cup pasta cooking water Added to

For serving

  • parmesan Added to
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Directions

5 min.
1. Step

Bring a large pot of water to the boil with the salt.Add pasta and cook for the length of time per the packet.

Juicy pesto pasta - preparation step 1
2. Step

Just before draining, scoop out 1 cup of of the pasta cooking water.

Juicy pesto pasta - preparation step 1
3. Step

Drain pasta in a colander, leave it for a minute.Transfer pasta to a bowl (do not use pasta cooking pot, too hot).

Juicy pesto pasta - preparation step 1
4. Step

Add pesto and 1/4 cup of pasta water. Toss to coat pasta in pesto, adding more water if required to make pasta silky and saucy, rather than dry and sticky.

Juicy pesto pasta - preparation step 1
5. Step

Taste, add more salt and pepper if desired.Serve immediately, garnished with fresh parmesan

Juicy pesto pasta - preparation step 1

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