Total Time: 20 minutes
Pastasciutta alla fornaia from Toscana (Tuscany) is dressed with a Tuscan pesto made with walnuts. Prepare with a mortar, or use a blender or food processor.
Ingredients good for 4 – 6 people:
- 2 cups basil leaves packed
- 1 cup shelled walnuts
- 2 garlic cloves
- 1/2 cup pecorino sardo or romano
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt
Same as for pesto pasta recipe; difference is in the walnuts.
Note: Walnuts in shells will be more flavorful. Generally used spaghetti. Or use other kind of long pasta.
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