Leek Spaghetti with Basil Pesto

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leek spaghetti

Leek Spaghetti with Basil Pesto

Course: Entree
Keyword: basil, freeletics, leeks, pesto, spaghetti
Servings: 2
Author: Freeletics

Ingredients

  • 1/2 leek, green part
  • 6 teaspoons pine nuts
  • 4 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 bunch fresh basil
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Cut leek lengthwise into thin 1/4-inch strips.
  • In a pot, bring water to a rolling boil. Add a pinch of salt and cook leek spaghetti for approximately 6 minutes, until soft; drain.
  • In a food processor or blender, blend pine nuts, parmesan, basil and olive oil on high to create a pesto. Add some lukewarm water for a more creamy consistency if needed.
  • Serve leek spaghetti topped with pesto.

Notes

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