Spaghettoni with Artichoke Pesto and Walnuts Recipe
Spaghettoni with Artichoke Pesto and Walnuts Recipe Ingredients
1 Lemon ( juice )
1oz Grana Padano Cheese
0.7oz Pine Nuts
4 Garlic Cloves ( finely crushed )
Thyme, Basil ( to taste )
Salt, Ground Black Pepper ( to taste )
Extra Virgin Olive Oil ( as much as you like )
Spaghettoni with Artichoke Pesto and Walnuts Recipe Preparation Instructions
01 – Wash the Artichokes and remove the outer Leaves.
02 – Cut the Artichoke Leaves and place everything in a small bowl. Mix with Lemon Juice.
03 – In a small frying pan, saute Garlic and Artichoke Leaves in little Oil.
04 – Add some Salt and cook until the Artichoke Leaves are tender.
05 – In the meanwhile lightly toast the Pine Nuts 4 minutes in the oven.
06 – Place Artichoke Mix, Pine Nuts, Herbs, Cheese and some extra Oil into the electric mixer and blend everything untill well smooth.
07 – Cook the Pasta into salted water. While it’s cooking roughly grind the Walnuts and keep them on the side.
08 – Drain the Pasta and combine with the Pesto.
09 – Add some Oil and Pepper.
10 – Place into plates and top everything with crushed Walnuts. Serve.