Zucchini Pesto

Zucchini Pesto

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For 500 gr of pasta

2 zucchini cut in slices

4 tablespoon olive oil

1 garlic clove chopped

2 tablespoons of chopped parsley

Salt and pepper

5 fresh basil leaves

50 gr roasted pine nuts

100 gr parmigiana cheese

50 ml olive oil

Fresh ricotta


In a sauté pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

Add zucchini, parsley, garlic, salt and pepper and cook until tender (be careful not to burn garlic).

Let them cool down put aside.

Put zucchini in a food processor, add basil leaves, pine nuts, parmigiano, olive oil,

salt and pepper. Mix until you get a creamy pesto.

Mezza luna alternative:

Work the zucchini and basil with the mezza luna. Put in a bowl, and mix it pine nuts, parmesan, olive oil, salt and pepper with a spatula. 

Cook pasta. Mix zucchini pesto, add fresh ricotta, mix well and serve.


6 servings.

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