- Spaghetti with basil pesto sauce

Category: Mediterranean Diet, Roma Recipe from Trastevere.

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 20min
Level: Easy

Spaghetti with basil pesto sauce, Mediterranean Diet, Roma Recipe from Trastevere, South Italy Diet,


  • 1 package spaghetti 
  • ¾ cup of tea basil leaves
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 3 tbsp pine seeds
  • 1/2 cup of tea  ^eleon^ extra virgin olive oil  $
  • 100 g. grated parmesan cheese
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper


  1. Boil and drain the pasta.
  2. Wash the basil leaves and put them in a food processor.
  3. Sauté the pine nuts in a frying pan without adding olive oil and pour it into the food processor.
  4. Cook gently in a little olive oil the garlic cloves.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients in the food processor.
  6. If any feel that our sauce is dry, we can add a little extra olive oil or a few drops of water.
  7. Serve with extra grated parmesan.

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