Linguine & Rose Petal Pesto Recipe

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LINGUINE & ROSE PETAL PESTO

Theodora Stamelakos

By
@DoraS

A REFRESHING PASTA DELIGHT FOR DINNER!


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Serves:

2

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 c
fresh basil
1 c
rose petals
4 large
garlic cloves
1 c
extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp
rosewater
1 c
parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 c
romano cheese, grated
1 pinch
salt and pepper
1 lb
linguine pasta
1 1/2 tsp
salt
4 qt
water
1/4 c
heavy cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Rinse rose petals and basil throughly pat dry. Sliver rose petals with sharp scissors. Peel and chop garlic.
2
Combine the basil, garlic, and pine nuts, chop either in a food processor adding olive oil and rosewater slowly.
3
Add the parmesan & romano cheese, salt & pepper, and blend lightly. Cover and reserve 1/2 for future use.
4
Boil water, add salt and pasta boil until cooked but still slightly firm. Drain in a colander. Place back in hot pot. Add 2 tbsp of the pasta water and the cream into the pesto and toss with pasta.
5
Place in large serving bowl immediately, garnish with rose petals.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Other Tag: Healthy