Penne with calamari and pesto sauce.

July  7, 2019
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  • Prep time 30 minutes
  • Cook time 12 minutes
  • Serves 6
  • 400 Grams penne
  • 800 Grams calamari cleaned, gutted and slices as thinly as possible.
  • 60 Grams toasted pine nuts
  • 170 Grams home made or good quality pesto sauce
  • 20 Large fresh basil leaves
  • 6 tablespoons Olive oil.
In This Recipe
  1. Boil the penne 3 minutes less than indicated on the package. Drain but keep half a glass of the cooking water.
  2. Wiz together four tablespoons of olive oil, 15 basil leave and the sea salt.
  3. In a frying pan heat the rest of the olive oil and add the calamari stirring continuously for 2-3 minutes then add half a glass the water from the pasta and after another few minute add the pasta and swirl around. After a further few minutes take off the heat stir in the pesto sauce.
  4. Place in a serving bowl and drizzle the basil oil and sprinkle the pine nuts. Decorate with the rest of the basil leave.

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