*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                PASTA WITH ALFREDO-PESO SAUCE - BON APPETIT
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Cheese/eggs
                 Pasta                            Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Fresh basil leaves
      1/3   c            Pine nuts or walnuts
    2                    Garlic cloves
      1/3   c            Olive oil
    1       c            Grated Parmesan Cheese
    1       c            Whipping cream
    1       lb           Capellini or spaghetti,
                         - freshly cooked
 
   Finely chop basil, pine nuts and garlic in processor.
   With machine running, gradually add olive oil through
   feed tube and process until smooth.  Mix in 1/2 cup
   parmesan.  Transfer pest to small jar.  (Can be
   prepared 4 days ahead.  Pour enough olive oil over
   sauce to cover.  Cover and refrigerate.)
   
   Bring cream to boil in heavy medium saucepan.  Whisk
   in pesto.  Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper.
   Combine pasta, sauce and remaining 1/2 cup parmesan in
   large bowl.  Toss to coat pasta evenly and serve.
   
   SOURCE: Bon Appetit, June '92
  
 
 
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