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Barilla® Whole Grain Angel Hair with Pistachio & Basil Pesto, Cherry Tomatoes & Black Olives


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Barilla® Whole Grain Angel Hair with Pistachio & Basil Pesto, Cherry Tomatoes & Black Olives
PREPARATION TIME
30 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Main course


TYPE OF RECIPE
Vegetarian


Ingredients for 7 people


1 box Barilla® Whole Grain Angel Hair
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
2/3 cup pistacchios
10 leaves fresh basil
Salt and black pepper to taste
½ cup pitted black olives in oil
kalamata style sliced
1 pint cherry tomatoes quartered



Preparation 20 minutes preparation + 10 minutes cooking
1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil

2. Meanwhile, in a blender, combine garlic, cheese, pistachio and basil

3. Add olive oil, salt and pepper; pulse for 15 seconds to make the pesto

4. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain reserving ½ cup of the cooking water

5. In a bowl toss pasta with pesto, olives and tomatoes; slowly adding cooking water as needed