Vintage Italian Pesto

Vintage Italian Pesto Recipe

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Wallace Hale


this is a version of italian pesto.

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20 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


4 c
fresh basil leaves, washed, dried
pinch salt
2 clove
garlic peeled
2 Tbsp
pine nuts, lightly toasted
2 Tbsp
parmigiano-reggiano, grated
4 Tbsp
olive oil
6 c
hot cooked noodles

How to Make Vintage Italian Pesto


  • 1to 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.
  • 2cook your noodles according to the directions on package to make 6 servings.
  • 3place the noodles in a large bowl pour the pesto paste over the noodles toss and serve

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About Vintage Italian Pesto

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium
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