Enjoy our vegan recipe Penne with Fresh Basil Pesto with Chicken Substitute by feastr. Ideal to lose weight. Balanced and very tasty.
|Calories||3259 kJ (778 kcal)|
non-stick frying pan, Spoon, cutting board, grater, cooking spoon, bowl, chef's knife, cup, immersion blender, pasta colander, pot
Toast the pine nuts on medium heat in a non-stick frying pan without oil until golden brown. Stir occasionally. Add the pine nuts to a bowl.
Cook the pasta according to the package instructions, then drain them, saving a mugful of the cooking water.
Chop the garlic and basil coarsely. Add the basil, garlic, and olive oil into the bowl with the pine nuts.
Blend with an immersion blender until smooth. Add the cheese and mix well.
Heat the canola oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and fry the chicken substitute until golden brown and set aside.
Sip by sip, add the pasta water to your pesto and mix until you obtain the desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper. Add the pasta, mix well and top with the chicken substitute.
Enjoy your meal!