linguine & rose petal pesto

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By Theodora Stamelakos
from Chomedy, QC

A REFRESHING PASTA DELIGHT FOR DINNER!

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serves 2
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For linguine & rose petal pesto

  • 2 c
    fresh basil
  • 1 c
    rose petals
  • 4 lg
    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
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How To Make linguine & rose petal pesto

  • 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.

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