By: ABRAR KHAN

Pasta With Mint And Almond Pesto Recipe

Want to make tasty Pasta with Mint and almond here is full recipe step by step.

1 lb. penne pasta 1 c. parsley, tightly packed 1/2 c. mint leaves, tightly packed 1/2 c. roasted almonds 1 jalapeño, deseeded and cut in pieces

Ingredients

1 garlic clove 2 tbsp. lime juice 1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil, plus more for serving Kosher salt and pepper

Cook pasta per package directions. Drain pasta and transfer to a large bowl.

Directions

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Meanwhile, make the pesto: In a food processor, pulse parsley, mint, almonds, jalapeño, garlic, and lime juice

1.2

1/4 tsp salt until finely chopped, stopping and occasionally scraping down sides.

With machine running, slowly add oil, processing until well incorporated

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and scraping down sides as necessary.

Toss pasta with pesto until coated. Serve drizzled with additional oil,

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salt and freshly ground black pepper, if desired.

Pasta With Mint And Almond Pesto

Save 1 cup of pasta water and add in slowly if you feel the pasta is dry. The pasta water will make the pasta creamier.