Pampered Pesto Penne

Recipe by Kirti Yadav
February 20, 2015
4.80 from 6 votes
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I call this a pampered recipe as it contains loads of cheese, walnuts, cashews and the works. So you have to really forget about calories if you want to pamper yourselves with this pasta.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Recipe Cuisine Type Homestyle Cooking, Italian
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 2
Served As Brunch, Dinner
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Ingredients
  

  • For Pesto Sauce
  • 2 bunches of fresh Basil leaves
  • 100 gms Mozzarella cheese
  • 250 gms Home-made cottage cheese - if you don’t prefer processed cheese
  • Handful of Cashews - 30- 40
  • handful Walnut kernel - Inside the hard shell of walnut
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbsp. Olive oil
  • For Pasta
  • 1 cup Penne
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil for cooking
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Instructions
 

  • Put all the ingredients in the mixer/blender and blend it for 4 mins and make a paste. Say to yourself – “ I am too good and an awesome cook”. Blender time is always my self-admiration time
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  • Boil Penne (about 10 minutes), strain and dry it.
  • Heat olive oil in the pan and add the paste cook it for 5 mins! Your Pesto sauce is ready. Add penne and toss well.
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