Farfalle Al Pesto

Gino D`Acampo prepares the best kind of fast food with this simple Italian classic pesto with pasta and Parmesan cheese
By Gino D'Acampo
Farfalle Al Pesto
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy


For the pasta

  • 400 g farfalle, (bow-shaped pasta)

For the pesto

  • 2 handfuls basil
  • handfuls pine kernels
  • 150 ml extra virgin Italian olive oil
  • black pepper

To serve

  • 50 g parmesan, freshly grated


1. Cook the pasta in salted boiling water until al dente.

2. While the pasta is cooking, finely chop the basil and pine kernels and place in a bowl. Stir in the extra virgin olive oil and season with salt and pepper and. Leave to rest for 5 minutes or so.

3. Drain the pasta and toss well with the pesto. Serve straight away, scattered with grated Parmesan.

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