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BASIL, MINT & ALMOND PESTO PASTA

BASIL, MINT & ALMOND PESTO PASTA

SERVES 4

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INGREDIENTS

FRESH BASIL, LEAVES FROM 2 BUNCHES

FRESH MINT, LEAVES FROM 1 LARGE BUNCH

2 CLOVES GARLIC, PEELED

1/2 CUP BLANCHED ALMONDS

1/2 CUP GRATED PARMESAN (optional)

3/4 CUP BUNALUN organic EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

1 CUP BUNALUN organic ALMOND DRINK

400G BUNALUN organic WHOLEWHEAT OR PLAIN SPAGHETTI

TOASTED FLAKED ALMONDS, TO SERVE

SEA SALT & FRESHLY GROUND BLACK PEPPER

BABY HERBS, TO SERVE

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METHOD

Cook the spaghetti according to the instructions on pack.

Add basil and mint leaves into a food processor along with garlic, almonds, parmesan (optional), oil and almond drink. Whizz on high speed to a smooth, thick paste. Add to a saucepan and keep warm over low heat.

keep 1 cup (250ml) of the pasta water and add to the pesto, stir through. Drain spaghetti, add to the pasta sauce, coat well and serve hot with extra freshly ground black pepper, flaked almonds and baby herbs, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil (optional).

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