Linguine with Genoese Pesto

By The Silver Spoon, Phaidon Press

Linguine with Genoese Pesto
Linguine with Genoese Pesto recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

Serves 4

 

350g linguine

2 potatoes, cut into thin batons

50g French beans

For the pesto:

25 fresh basil leaves

2 cloves garlic, chopped

5 tbsp olive oil

25g pecorino cheese, freshly grated

25g parmesan cheese, freshly grated

1 To make the Genoese pesto, put the basil, garlic, a pinch of salt and the olive oil in a food processor and process briefly at medium speed. Add the pecorino and parmesan cheeses and process again until blended.

2 Cook the linguine, potatoes and beans together in a large pan of salted, boiling water until al dente, then drain. Toss thoroughly with the pesto and serve.

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