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| by Dalia Hosny

Creamy Pesto Pasta Recipe

Are you tired from your usual red sauce pasta? Try out the this delightful creamy pasta pesto recipe for a change. 

What you will need: 

400 Grams of pasta

3/4 Cups of basil leaves

1/2 Cup of mashed Parmesan cheese

1/3 Cup of olive oil

1/2 Heavy cream 

2 Cloves of peeled garlic

3 Tablespoons of pine nuts

2 Tablespoons of butter

2 Tomatoes (Diced)

Salt and pepper


Steps:

1. Boil the pasta until well cooked, drain and leave aside. 

2. Mix basil leaves, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper in the blender. During the blending process pour in the olive oil. Blend well and set it aside. 

3. In a medium saucepan, heat the butter along with the heavy cream on medium temperature. Add the previous  mixture (pesto sauce) to the saucepan and stir thoroughly.

4. Put the pasta in a big serving bowl and then add the pesto cream on top. Add diced tomatoes, toss all together and bonne appetit!







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