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Homemade Pasta with Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe

In honor of March being Women’s History Month, I’m sharing a dish first introduced to

Fresh pesto is leaps and bounds above store-bought pesto and has richer flavor

I’ve partnered with Bob’s Red Mill to share my fresh homemade pesto pasta recipe made

This recipe is so special because the combination of simple homemade linguini and fresh pesto makes it

This recipe is on the table in under 45 minutes start to finish!

This egg-free pasta is easy to make and has awesome taste and texture

I tested a handful of different recipes before settling on this one

This pasta recipe doesn’t require any special equipment or a pasta machine

It’s very important to keep the dough well floured so it doesn’t stick together when

This method allows you to insert your knife between the two rolls and simply lift to unravel

If you’re cooking the pasta right away, the method isn’t as important

You can make this recipe with spaghetti, linguini, fettuccini, or even pappardelle

Fresh pasta can be made a few hours in advance and left out on the counter to

Storing in small bundles will prevent clumping and make for simple handling

Cooking frozen fresh pasta will only take an additional 30-45 seconds to cook

Place directly in boiling water without thawing⁠—3 to 4 minutes is likely all you will need

My mom’s basil pesto consists of fresh basil, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic, salt,

If you don’t have a food processor, you can use a standard blender or single-serve blender

Just don’t blend too aggressively or it will turn into a creamy paste

Sometimes small grocery stores or local farmer’s markets will have fresher locally made pesto that is

It saves 5 minutes max and will not deliver the same level of flavor and authenticity

My take on an authentic Italian classic dish made from scratch without a pasta maker

For the pesto: If you don’t have a food processor, you can use a standard blender

Just don’t blend too aggressively or it will turn into a creamy paste

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