Trofie al pesto

Ingredients:

  • 320 gr of Atlante Brand Trofie Regional Pasta
  • 1 jar of Green Pesto Atlante Brand
25 min
very easy
For 4 People

The pesto trofie are a typical dish of Liguria, in particular of the city of Genoa and for this reason they are also called Genoese trofie.

This is a quick first course to prepare, great for any meal, whether it's a light lunch or a first course for a tasty dinner.
Pesto is in fact an extremely versatile sauce that can be used in many recipes. What we are going to present to you is the most traditional one.

  1. Put a pot with plenty of salted water on the heat and boil it
  2. Pour the Atlante trofie into the water and cook for about 15 minutes
  3. Once your trofie are ready, drain it and keeping aside a ladle of cooking water.
  4. In a separate bowl pour the pasta and season with the green Altante pesto, pouring a few tablespoons of cooking water if necessary to mix the pasta and pesto sauce.
  5. Here are your fragrant pesto trofie ready to be served at  your table!

Last advice? Try them even cold, adding a handful of fresh cherry tomatoes cut into wedges. You will not regret it!

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