Murlo Estate, recipe of the week: Linguine with creamy walnut pesto

If you want to prepare a rich, creamy and tasty pasta dish without spending too much time in the kitchen, then our walnut pesto linguine recipe is just the one for you. This is a hearty pasta course recipe that is easy to prepare and is perfect even in winter time.

Ingredients for 3-4 people

300 g linguine
150 g walnuts
35 g pine nuts
80 g grated parmesan cheese
Olive oil
Speck q.s.
200 g Cooking cream

Method

Start preparing the walnut pesto. Place the walnuts, the pine nuts and the grated parmesan in the food processor and pour around 60 ml of olive oil. Mix all the ingredients together.
Put a large pot on a stove with abundant salted water and bring to a boil.
Cook the pasta for about 10 minutes.
In the meantime, slice the speck and brown it in a pan with some olive oil.
Add the cooking cream and stir all together.
Drain the pasta, and add it in the pan with the speck, then add the walnut pesto and mix all together.
Sprinkle some grated parmesan on top and serve.

If you want to see the video with the procedure just click here.
Buon appetito!

 

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