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Broccoli Pesto Linguine

No recipe image available.This homemade broccoli pesto is super quick to make and just as tasty. The whole meal is ready in only 20 minutes.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup boiling water
2 bouillon cubes or 2 teaspoons chicken flavored soup base or granules.
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli, prepared according to package directions, drained
1/3 cup freshly grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 (9-ounce) package BUITONI® Linguine
4 fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine water and bouillon in small bowl; stir to dissolve. Place bouillon mixture, broccoli, cheese, basil, oil and garlic in food processor or blender; cover. Process until smooth to form pesto.
  2. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain. Toss pesto with pasta. Season with ground black pepper. Garnish with basil leaves.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): 390 Calories from Fat: 130 Total Fat: 15 g Saturated Fat: 4 g Cholesterol: 60 mg Sodium: 580 mg Carbohydrates: 51 g Dietary Fiber: 5 g Sugars: 2 g Protein: 16 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.