Pasta Pesto

Serves: 4

350g (12 oz) dried pasta
50g (2 oz) pine nuts
6 tbsp (90ml) olive oil
25 – 40g (1 – 1 1/2 oz) fresh basil
1/2 clove of garlic, crushed
1/4 tsp white wine vinegar
Salt and pepper

1) Cook the pasta according to instructions on the packet.
2) Put pine nuts, olive oil, garlic, vinegar and basil leaves in a blender. Blend briefly until pine nuts and basil are roughly chopped but not too runny! Season with salt and pepper.
3) Drain the pasta and stir in the pesto. Serve with crusty bread and salad.

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