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9Ingredients
690Calories
25Minutes

If you love traditional Italian food, you will obsess over this Italian Trennette in Pesto recipe. This Italian dish has been cooked by chefs for years and years. The blend of Mushrooms with this traditional sauce and pasta make for a different way to prepare this dish and seperate this recipe from others. Try our Italian Trennette in Pesto today and let us know what you think. We are confident you will love it!

Ingredients

  • 50 grams basil leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves (peeled)
  • salt
  • 1/2 glass extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 tablespoons parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 2 tablespoons pecorino cheese (grated)
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts (or walnuts)
  • 350 grams trennette (or linguine)
  • 100 grams cheese (robiola, or ricotta cheese)

Directions

  1. Wash and dry the basil leaves.
  2. Using a mortar and pestle, crush 1 clove of garlic. Then add half of the basil and gently incorporate into the garlic, using a grinding motion, not pounding.
  3. Gradually add a pinch of salt and more basil and garlic and continue to grind the mixture.
  4. When the juice from the basil begins to run add the pine nuts, a little at a time.
  5. Add the grated cheeses and finally the oil, drop by drop. Set aside.
  6. Cook the pasta in salted boiling water for up to 10 minutes or until al dente.
  7. Add the robiola cheese and mix in the pesto.
  8. Serve.
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NutritionView more

690Calories
Sodium23%DV540mg
Fat58%DV38g
Protein45%DV23g
Carbs22%DV67g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories690Calories from Fat340
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat38g58%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol35mg12%
Sodium540mg23%
Potassium290mg8%
Protein23g45%
Calories from Fat340
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate67g22%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Courtney O. 2 Jun 2015
The green basil pesto was great and adding slivers of sun dried tomatoes makes it look really pretty. Serve the pasta with some warm garlic bread and you have the perfect meal.