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BARILLA Linguine with Pesto

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BARILLA Linguine with Pesto
18 minutes

Main course

PROTEIN: 18.4g
FAT: 26.7g

Ingredients for 4 people

12 ounces BARILLA Linguine pasta
1 ¾ ounces basil
½ ounce pine nuts
2/3 cup Parmigiano Reggiano cheese grated
¼ cup Pecorino cheese grated
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt to taste
2 potatoes
3 ½ ounces green beans

Preparation 10 minutes preparation + 8 minutes cooking
1. WASH and dry the basil leaves and crush in a mortar with peeled garlic, pine nuts and a pinch of salt

2. ADD oil in a steady stream while crushing with the pestle until a smooth pesto sauce is obtained

3. Pesto can also be made in a blender: do not over process and use quick pulses, so that the pesto does not heat up

4. POUR pesto in a bowl and combine with half the grated Parmigiano and Pecorino cheeses

5. DICE the potato and cut the green beans into pieces

6. BOIL the Linguine pasta, diced potato and green beans in plenty of salted water for about 10 minutes

7. DRAIN, combine with pesto and a few tablespoons of cooking water and serve immediately with the remaining grated Parmigiano