Creamy Pesto Pasta: Fresh Basil Bliss on Your Plate!
Picture yourself in a cozy kitchen, the aroma of fresh basil filling the air as you embark on a culinary journey to create the perfect Creamy Pesto Pasta. Elizabeth Rodriguez, a seasoned chef, brings you a recipe that is not just a meal but an experience.
- 8 oz fettuccine pasta
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 cup pine nuts
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- Boil the fettuccine pasta until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- In a blender, combine basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan, and olive oil. Blend until smooth.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour the pesto sauce into a pan and heat over medium heat.
- Stir in the heavy cream, creating a luscious, creamy sauce.
- Toss the cooked pasta in the creamy pesto sauce until well coated.
- Serve hot, garnished with additional Parmesan and fresh basil leaves.
Total Time: 35 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Creamy Pesto Pasta is a symphony of flavors, the richness of basil pesto perfectly complementing the silkiness of the cream. Each bite is a journey to Italy, a celebration of simple ingredients creating extraordinary taste.
Nutrition (per serving): 420 kcal, Carbs: 45g, Protein: 12g, Fat: 22g
Indulge in this culinary masterpiece, and let Creamy Pesto Pasta become a staple in your home, bringing the bliss of fresh basil to your plate with every delightful forkful.