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Pesto Pasta With Fresh Tomatoes and Pine Nuts

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Introduction

This is a favourite, easy standby of mine.

This is a favourite, easy standby of mine.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Metric Cups
  • 190 grams pesto (a jar, or please feel free to make your own)
  • 5 medium vine tomatoes (diced - 500g or so)
  • 40 grams pinenuts (toasted)
  • 400 grams fettuccine (dried)
  • 80 grams parmesan cheese (shaved)
  • black pepper
  • 63 millilitres water (reserved from cooking pasta)
  • 6¾ ounces pesto (a jar, or please feel free to make your own)
  • 5 medium vine tomatoes (diced - 500g or so)
  • 1⅖ ounces pinenuts (toasted)
  • 14⅛ ounces fettuccine (dried)
  • 2⅚ ounces parmesan cheese (shaved)
  • black pepper
  • 2 fluid ounce water (reserved from cooking pasta)

Method

Pesto Pasta With Fresh Tomatoes and Pine Nuts is a community recipe submitted by miss emmalou and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Boil pasta until just al denté in salted water, and reserve 1/4 cup of the water.
  • Meanwhile, dry sauté the pine nuts in a small pan. Once the pasta is cooked and drained, add pesto, reserved pasta water and diced tomatoes and cook, stirring for a couple of minutes until heated through.
  • Place on plates, sprinkling each with parmesan, black pepper and toasted pine nuts.
  • Boil pasta until just al denté in salted water, and reserve 1/4 cup of the water.
  • Meanwhile, dry sauté the pine nuts in a small pan. Once the pasta is cooked and drained, add pesto, reserved pasta water and diced tomatoes and cook, stirring for a couple of minutes until heated through.
  • Place on plates, sprinkling each with parmesan, black pepper and toasted pine nuts.
  • Additional Information

    The amount used in the ingredients is approximate only, as this is a made up dish which I just throw together usually - feel free to taste and test your own methods.

    The amount used in the ingredients is approximate only, as this is a made up dish which I just throw together usually - feel free to taste and test your own methods.

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