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Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil

ingredients

servings

4

Farfalle, pasta

350 oz

Courgette

2 unit

Shallots

1 unit

Garlic

1 wedge

Dried pine nuts

20 oz

Grated Grana Padano

1 spoon

Iodized salt

to taste

Black pepper

to taste

Extra virgin olive oil

to taste

Basil

4 leafs

Walnuts with shell

3 unit

first courses from Italy

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil

vegetarian with gluten with lactose with nuts source of C vitamins high in potassium with good fats

ready in

25 minutes

difficulty

daily requirement

100% Fat

100% Protein

100% Carbohydrates

translated by Italian with google translate

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil

Today's recipe I want to share with you is the pesto with zucchini and basil, born from the fact that he still has some fresh basil leaves available and some zucchini to use. And an easy recipe, which can also be applied to other vegetables, such as eggplants, making roast previously baked, or to peppers, always following the same procedure.

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil step 1

step 1

The zucchini pesto procedure is very similar to the classic basil we all know, except for the fact that you first need to cook the vegetables, such as when you use peppers or eggplant

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil step 2

step 2

We wash and spuntiamo so our zucchini, cut them in half horizontally and scaviamole to procure the pulp inside the peel you can use to prepare, for example, of the stuffed zucchini.

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil step 3

step 3

We slice very thinly shallots tritiamo roughly the flesh of the zucchini, we take a large skillet.

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil step 4

step 4

Pour a tablespoon of oil, we combine the shallots, the flesh of the zucchini and the garlic and let cook for about 15min, until the pulp will be reduced to puree.

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil step 5

step 5

Let's cool, we eliminate the garlic clove, then pour the pulp in the glass of the mixer, combine pine nuts, chopped walnuts, 2 basil leaves, cheese and begin to mix everything.

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil step 6

step 6

When the mixture has coagulated, we begin to unite the oil flush, stirring constantly with the mixer. Finally, we adjust the salt and pepper depending on our taste.

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil step 7

step 7

We cook pasta, amalgamiamola with pesto and serve her with a few leaves of basil and a sprinkling of black pepper.

Farfalle with zucchini pesto and basil step 8

step 8

Note the Flea: if you have many available you can prepare zucchini pesto and freeze.

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