Pesto Penne Pasta

Pesto Penne Pasta

SERVES 4 | FINISH IN 20 minutes



  • 1 package Veggiecraft Penne
  • Shaved parmesan cheese, for garnish


  • 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves (without stems)
  • ⅓ cup toasted pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup finely grated Parmesan
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and rinse well. Then return the pasta to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, make the pesto. Add the basil, pine nuts, and garlic to a food processor. Blend until finely minced. With the machine running, drizzle in the olive oil, until the mixture comes together. Add the parmesan and salt. Pulse to combine.
  3. When the pasta is cooked, add the pesto and toss well to coat.
  4. Serve with a garnish of shaved parmesan.

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