Published by Ashley Palmer.

This vegan variation on a classic is so easy and delicious, it’s sure to become one of your favorites.

Vegan

Vegan Pasta With Pesto Sauce

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. pasta
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup  pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  • Combine the garlic, basil leaves, and pine nuts in a blender and process on low speed. With the blender running, slowly add the olive oil, followed by the hot water. Add salt to taste and continue processing until the pesto is smooth and creamy.
  • Drain the pasta and toss in the pesto sauce.

Makes 4 to 6 servings

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