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Pasta with chestnut pesto

Cooking method
Κατηγορία , ,
Difficulty Beginner
Preparation time: 5 min Cooking time: 10 min Total time:: 15 mins
Portions 2
  • 240 grams pasta
  • salt (preferably)
  • pepper (preferably)
  • olive oil (preferably)
  • 100 grams chestnuts and some more (boiled)
  • 60 grams basil leaves
  • 150 grams olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic (without their sprout)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 pinch of brown sugar
  • salt (preferably)
  • pepper (preferably)
  • zest of lemon (preferably)
  1. Boil water.
  2. Put the chestnut pesto ingredients into a blender bowl and beat. Add basil in 3-4 bunches, so as to be well blended.
  3. Put the pesto into a bowl.
  4. Add salt in the boiling water and boil the pasta, according to its boiling instructions.
  5. In the bowl with the pesto, add a little of the boiling water of the pasta and mix.
  6. When the pasta is ready, add it with tongs or a ladle, into the pesto bowl and mix. Taste and adjust to your liking.
  7. Serve in a deep plate.
  8. Grate some chestnuts, add olive oil and some basil on top.
  9. Grind some pink pepper, optionally.
Keywords: pasta, chestnut, pesto