Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Pasta with Pesto, Feta & Pine Nuts

Pasta with Pesto, Feta & Pine Nuts
A very tasty, quick and easy mid-week meal!

Serves 4
Prep time:  5 minutes
Cooking time: 8-10 minutes

500g/17 ½ oz Spaghetti
for the pesto
50g/2oz basil
30g/1oz pine nuts, toasted
30g/1oz parmesan cheese, freshly grated
1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
85ml/3fl oz olive oil
salt and freshly ground black pepper
to serve
200g/7oz feta cheese, crumbled
3 tbsp pine nuts, toasted


1.       Cook the pasta as per packet instructions.
2.      Put the basil, parmesan, garlic and pine nuts into a food processor and season well.
3.      Whiz together and with the motor still running, pour the oil in until the pesto thickens.
4.      Stir the pesto through the cooked pasta and serve with the crumbled feta cheese and pine nuts.

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