This is a perfect recipe on a hot summer evening.
- 375 grams white pasta ( 2 1/2 cups cooked)
- 2 cups fresh basil
- 2-3 cloves of garlic
- 1/4 cup pine nuts
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
- 1/3 cup olive oil
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Chop basil, garlic and pine nuts. Mix all together with Parmesan cheese. Add the oil.
Serve over fresh pasta.
You can also use a food processor: add basil, Parmesan cheese and pine nuts. With motor running, add the oil. Stir in garlic.
Calories: 381 g
Protein: 9.6 g
Carbohydrates: 32 g
Fibre: 3 g
Total Fat: 24 g
Sodium: 105 mg
Phosphorus: 119 mg
Potassium: 171 mg
Servings per recipe: 4
Serving size: 2/3 cup cooked pasta + 1/4 pesto
Renal exchanges: 2 starch, 1 veg