Pesto Linguine

Butch Fertic


Fresh basil is highlighted in pesto sauce, and there's no fresher sauce.


★★★★☆ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min


  • 1 lb
  • 2 c
    lightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 c
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 clove
  • 1/2 c
    pine nuts or walnuts
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice

How to Make Pesto Linguine


  1. In a large pot, cook linguine according to package directions; drain and return to pot.
  2. Meanwhile, in a blender or food processor, make pesto sauce by combining remaining ingredients; blend until smooth.
  3. Add pesto sauce to linguine, toss until well combined, and serve.
  4. Garnishing Tip:

    Serve this topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and a few toasted pine nuts. Add some delicious Caesar Salad and I have added i cup of chicken cooked and dice and added that was also great, and your meal is complete!

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About Pesto Linguine

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #sauces, #pesto

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