1 cpacked fresh basil leaves
1 cpacked fresh parsley sprigs
5 largecloves of garlic
1 colive oil, extra virgin
1/2 cparmesan cheese, freshly grated
16 ozpackage linguine
4-6 Tbspbutter, melted
·salt, to taste
·freshly grated parmesan, for garnish
How to Make Pesto Linguine
- Position the knife blade in the food processor. Add the first 3 ingredients. Process until finely chopped.
- Pour the oil in a steady stream through the food chute with the processor running, processing until combined. Add the parmesan cheese and process until blended. Set aside.
- Cook the linguine according to the package directions. Drain.
- Combine the linguine, butter, and salt to taste in a large serving bowl; toss. Add the reserved pesto mixture. and toss. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese if desired. Serve immediately.