Capellini with Basil-Arugula Pesto

Capellini with Basil-Arugula Pesto

Enjoy our Capellini with Basil-Arugula Pesto with Chicken with Mustard-Fig Cream Sauce at your next autumn dinner meal.

Capellini with Basil-Arugula Pesto
Makes 12 servings
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Ingredients
  1. 1 pound capellini or angel hair pasta
  2. 3 cloves garlic
  3. ¼ cup pine nuts
  4. ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  5. 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  6. 2 cups arugula
  7. Juice of 1 lemon
  8. 1 teaspoon salt
  9. ½ teaspoon black pepper
  10. ½ cup olive oil
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  2. In the work bowl of a food processor, combine garlic, pine nuts, ¼ cup Parmesan, basil leaves, arugula, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Pulse until finely ground. With motor running, add olive oil in a slow, steady stream until combined.
  3. Toss with pasta, and serve with remaining ½ cup Parmesan cheese.
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