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Pasta pesto

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It's a typically bright green sauce that originated in Genoa, Italy. This is the kid’s favorite. It’s an easy recipe and you will enjoy it.

    6 servings
    30 minute
  • Cook TIME
    25 minutes

Ingredients for the pasta

500g of pasta (1 packet)
100g of cherry tomato or 3 large tomatoes
White cheddar cheese
1 cube of butter

For the Pesto
A bowl of fresh basil leaf
1/2 of cashew salted nuts
3 garlic cloves
Half cup of Virginia olive oil
Half cup of white cheddar cheese
½ spoon of salt
Black pepper


- Put water in the pot and add 2 spoons of salt, let the water boil and add the pasta.
- Let the pasta cook for 15-20min
-Drain the pasta and add the cube of butter while the pasta is still warm

For the Pesto.

Using a blender, add the basil leaves, garlic cloves, Cashew nuts, shredded cheese, pepper, 1/2 tablespoon of salt and blend them.

- In a pan, add oil, cherry tomato and fry for 2 min or until soften.

-add the cooked pasta and mix well
-reduce your heat and add the pesto mix to the pan and mix well for 2 min.

- To serve, sprinkle the cheddar white cheese on top and enjoy

Note: for a spicy flavor, you can add one hot pepper to the pesto and blend with the other ingredients.


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