Fusilli with Pesto

10 mins Serves 2-4 #STARFineFoods Ingredients: 1 box Fusilli pasta 2 1/2 cups basil 1/2 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 cloves garlic 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper to taste Instructions:

Note: You can use either a mortar and pestle or a food processor to blend the pesto.

Mince a clove of garlic and crush in a mortar until you have a garlic paste. Add pine nuts and salt and crush into garlic paste.

Chop basil leaves and grind into mixture in mortar.

Add olive oil and more basil until desired texture is achieved.

Add pesto mixture to cooked pasta and stir to combine.

Mix in some of the grated Parmesan cheese and top with Parmesan cheese.

Serve.

Fusilli with Pesto

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

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Ingredients

  • 1 box Fusilli pasta
  • 2 1/2 cups basil
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

1

Note: You can use either a mortar and pestle or a food processor to blend the pesto.

Mince a clove of garlic and crush in a mortar until you have a garlic paste. Add pine nuts and salt and crush into garlic paste.

2

Chop basil leaves and grind into mixture in mortar.

3

Add olive oil and more basil until desired texture is achieved.

4

Add pesto mixture to cooked pasta and stir to combine.

5

Mix in some of the grated Parmesan cheese and top with Parmesan cheese.

6

Serve.

1

Note: You can use either a mortar and pestle or a food processor to blend the pesto.

Mince a clove of garlic and crush in a mortar until you have a garlic paste. Add pine nuts and salt and crush into garlic paste.

2

Chop basil leaves and grind into mixture in mortar.

3

Add olive oil and more basil until desired texture is achieved.

4

Add pesto mixture to cooked pasta and stir to combine.

5

Mix in some of the grated Parmesan cheese and top with Parmesan cheese.

6

Serve.

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 20 mins

Serves: 2-4

In This Recipe

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

Learn More Buy Now

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