15 Apr

Easy Basil Pesto Pasta

What’s for dinner tonight? Well if you are in need of some new + fresh ideas we’ve got the perfect recipe for you! This Basil Pesto Pasta is as delicious as it is beautiful and the best party is that it’s easy peasy… just the way we busy moms like it! We love anything to do with pasta around here because these types of dishes are quick and easy +┬áthe are so many great options when it comes to sauces. Make sure to try out this Basil Pesto Pasta… we know the entire family will love it!

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SIMPLE BASIL PESTO PASTA

DIRECTIONS
– 4 oz of basil
– 2 tablespoons lemon juice
– 2 cloves of garlic, peeled
– 2 oz chopped almonds
2/3 cup parmesan cheese
– 1 tsp salt (plus salt to taste)
– 1 cup extra virgin olive oil

INGREDIENTS
– Add all ingredients except olive oil to food processor
– Blend on high to break it all down
– Scrape down as necessary
– Drizzle in olive oil until combined
– You may need to scrape down the sides a couple times
– Serve with pasta
– Store for a day or 2 in a covered jar
– You may want to drizzle with lemon juice to help it from oxidizing if not eating right away.

  
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