Pine Nut Pesto Pasta
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 10 - 12
  • 1 pound spaghetti noodles
  • 4 oz. prepared basil pesto
  • 1 tbsp. fresh chopped basil
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup roasted pine nuts
  • black pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese - for topping
  1. Bring salted water to a boil in a large stockpot
  2. Add spaghetti to pot - cook per package directions
  3. In a small skillet toast pine nuts over medium flame
  4. Shake pan frequently so all sides are golden and release aroma - about 3 minutes
  5. Toss noodles with olive oil and pesto
  6. Sprinkle with pepper, pine nuts, fresh basil, and cheese
Recipe by Veggie Punk Kitchen at