Linguine al pesto Genovese

Linguine al pesto Genovese

This is a really quick take on a very famous Italian recipe, and it is very easy to prepare.

       • 600 kcal per person  

Ingredients

For two people:

  • Fresh ingredients:
    • 200 g small potatoes
    • 200 g green beans
    • 50 g hard cheese (grana padano or parmezan), grated
    • 2 tablespoons basil and pine nut pesto
  • From the store cupboard
    • 200 g linguine

Preparation

  • Cook the linguine (see basics for how to cook pasta).
  • While the pasta is cooking:
    • Cook the potatoes in the microwave, about 5 minutes at full power (900W).
    • Cook the beans in the microwave, about 3 minutes at full power (900W).
    • Dice the potatoes and chop the beans.
  • When the pasta is ready, serve with the beans, potatoes, pesto, cheese and some black pepper.

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