Easy Basil Pesto Pasta
of fresh basil leaves
roasted almonds or pistachios
pasta of your choice
red pepper flakes to garnish
Combine basil, garlic, Parmesan Cheese, olive oil, almonds and salt in a food processor. Blend to a smooth pesto.
Pour on hot cooked pasta and stir so pesto is evenly combined.
Garnish with red pepper flakes for a added kick.
This makes 1 cup of pesto.
If you want to make this dairy free, substitute the Parmesan cheese with 1/4 cup of Nutritional Yeast.
Recipe Created by Pamela for brooklynfarmgirl.com