"Fit for Life's" Pesto Genovese

Fit For Life's Pesto Genovese Recipe

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Stormy Stewart


Not a pasta fan but Eric is craving it. So tonights dinner is Pesto Genovese. This does not have any cheese in the recipe

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15 Min
15 Min


4 clove
2 c
fresh basil, packed
2 Tbsp
heaping, pine nuts
1/4 - 1/3 c
olive oil, light
12 oz
spegetti noodles

How to Make "Fit for Life's" Pesto Genovese


  • 1process pine nuts, basil, garlic and olive oil (reservin 2 tablespoons oil) in processer until minced. Makes 1/4 cup. cover with remaining oil and put in fridge until you are ready to use
  • 2Cook spegetti noodles and drain reserving 1/2 cup of passta water.

    Toss pasta with 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3To use pesto.

    For 12 oz pasta (2 portions)

    Put 3/8 a cup of pesto in a sauce pan with the reserved water. Heat but do not boil. Stir until sauce just starts to boil,

    serve over pasta. Males 2 servings
  • 4Use left over sauce on veggies another day

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About "Fit for Life's" Pesto Genovese

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #diet