Spaghetti With Green Basil Sauce

Total Time
25mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
10 mins

My family loves Basil, and I found this recipe, when I was looking to use an abundance of basil. If you like Basil Pesto, you will like this.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Combine the parsley, basil, salt, pepper, crushed garlic, almonds, walnuts and oil in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth, stir in the parmesan cheese.
  2. Cook spaghetti in boiling salted water until tender: Drain well.
  3. Add the softened butter, toss lightly until butter melts through the pasta. Add the sauce, toss well. Serve with extra grated or shredded parmesan cheese.
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5 5

Tasted great, esp. with lots of cheese! I added chicken tenderloins that I marinated in a sundried tomato hummus, which added additional flavor. It also makes a great sauce for a cold pasta salad using penne pasta. Tip: use a food processor, not a blender, to make the sauce. It gets stuck in the blender blades and is really tough to get out.

5 5

Pasta-quick and easy. The pesto sauce had great flavour combination and a really good texture. Much cheaper than a bought pesto sauce and so much tastier too. The almonds and walnuts were a good combination with the parsley and basil. My youngest daughter loved having "green sgetti". I used gluten-free spaghetti to make this meal gluten-free suitable. Thanks for another great recipe Tisme :)