Pasta With Pesto and Parmesan

Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

Very easy and very tasty

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  1. Cook the pasta in a large pan of rapidly boiling water until "al dente". Drain and return to the pan.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, mix the pine nuts, fresh basil leaves, garlic and Parmesan in a food processor until finely chopped.
  3. With the motor running, add the extra virgin olive oil in a slow stream until a smooth paste is formed.
  4. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
  5. Toss the pesto through the hot pasta until it is thoroughly distributed.
  6. Garnish with shavings of fresh Parmesan.