to make the pesto, use a mortar. place a few leaves of the basil in the bottom of a mortar, and sprinkle the salt on them. Crush the leaves coarsely with the pestle, add new leaves to the mortar each time the ones are crushed until you crush all the basil leaves and there ground.Toss in the garlic, and pound with the pestle until a paste forms.. add your pine nuts, and ground them to a paste. stir in the cheese, then enough of the olive oil to the pesto becomes creamy.
cook your noodles according to the directions on package to make 6 servings.
place the noodles in a large bowl pour the pesto paste over the noodles toss and serve