Monday, June 27, 2011

pasta! pasta! kitchen! kitchen!

Pasta! Pasta!
Light and what else but to enjoy this wonderful dish
of pasta with nothing but simply a dressing of
almonds, tomato, and basil pesto!
This pasta is simple, delicious and very, very satisying's a summer comfort food!

What you need:
1 cup of toasted slivered almonds
2 cups of cherry tomatoes (washed and pat dry)
10 leaves of chopped basil (wash and pat dry)
1/4 cup of olive oil
pinch of salt
3 tablespoons of parmessan cheese
2-3 cloves of garlic

In a food processor combine all of the ingredients; pulse, and slowly add the olive oil until all the ingredients are thoroughly combined into the consistency of a pesto. Add more olive oil if necessary, and taste to correct if more salt is needed.
As for the pasta use Dececco and follow cooking instruction on the box.
Serve and garnish with a sprig of basil........simply delicious!

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