No need for store-bought pesto anymore! This easy to make Italian pesto pasta recipe is loaded with fresh flavours

YIELDS 1 Serving
PREP TIME 5 mins
COOK TIME 15 mins
TOTAL TIME 20 mins
¼ cup fresh basil leaves
1 Garlic clove, peeled
1 tbsp pine nuts
 cup grated parmesan
Salt and freshly grounded black pepper to taste.
 cup Olive oil
¼ Packet pasta

Garnish with fresh basil leaves & pine nuts.

1. To make the pesto, combine basil, garlic, pine nuts and Parmesan in the bowl of a food processor; season with salt and pepper.

2. With the motor running, add olive oil in a slow stream until emulsified; set aside.

3. Boil pasta till soft. Drain the water.

4. Combine the pesto paste with pasta and Enjoy!

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Serving notes: We love this recipe served with a piece of ciabatta/sourdough bread on the side.