Recipes

Trofie Pasta With Pesto

MICHELLE HEIMERMAN

By SAVEUR Editors


Published on September 18, 2017

In Genoa, pesto is most commonly tossed with trofie, a short, twisted pasta, or trennete, a thin, flat noodle. Never heat pesto on its own—the pasta will warm it—and add it sparingly (around ½ cup pesto per pound of pasta).

Ingredients

Instructions

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Bring a large pot of generously salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente.

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In a large bowl add the pesto and 2 tablespoons of pasta cooking liquid. Stir to combine, then add the pasta. Gently toss to coat the pasta evenly. Serve immediately.

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