Saturday, 11 February 2012

PESTO PASTA


                This is one of my easiest lunch recipes . My daughter looks absolutely happy to have this for lunch. Its actually her only favourite dish!...... Basil is actually a very acquired taste... But for those who love it, its heaven!....yum!!
                 Im actually posting this recipe for sangee's event" show me your hits"

INGREDIENTS:
50 gms sweet basil leaves
25 gms pine nuts
40 gms grated parmesan cheese
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, crushed
extra virgin olive oil, to grind
salt and pepper to taste





PROCESS:
  1. Put all the above ingredients in a blender. Add just enough extra virgin olive oil to blend . approximately about 1/4 cup.
  2.  Serve with boiled pasta of your choice.
note:
        Add a little extra oil and refrigerate . It will be fresh for about  a week.
       you can also add more lemon juice if needed.




12 comments:

  1. Hi Farah
    Thanks for stopping by, U have a lovely space shaping here...loved your pictures n presentation...glad to be your follower :)
    pesto pasta looks absolutely scrumptious...loved it...
    Do send in your entries to my ongoing event !
    Hope to see u often :)
    Spicy Treats
    OnGoing Event:Show Me Your HITS~Healthy Delights

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  2. Thanks for linking to the event...hope you will send some entries to my event :)
    Spicy Treats
    OnGoing Event:Show Me Your HITS~Healthy Delights

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  3. thanks for the lovely comments guys!

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  4. delicious looking pesto colours and flavours look fabulous

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  5. wow....delicious luking pasta....yummy

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  6. Flavorful n yummy pesto. Simple dressing for pasta. Do joing me if you like my blog. happy to follow
    My Culinary Trial Room
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  7. Flavorful n yummy pesto sauce for pasta....such a vibrant color...loved it absolutely :-)

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  8. YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMYYYYYYYYYYYYYY =D

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  9. I love pesto. A healthy dish. Very nice blog and great photography. Ciao!

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