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Penne Pasta with Herb Pesto

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This Penne Pasta with Herb Pesto tastes just as good as it looks.

After a lovely trip to our out-of-town nursery, I didn’t want to spend much time conjuring up a meal.  So, I foraged about in the pantry and in the garden and this is what happened!


  • ½ pack of penne pasta
  • ½ cup parsley
  • ½ cup sweet basil
  • spring of coriander
  • garlic to taste
  • 2 small or one large tomato…steep in hot water to remove skin
  • tablespoon roughly ground almonds
  • tablespoon good olive oil
  • salt and pepper to your own taste


  1. Whizz altogether, add oil last and blend well.
  2. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  3. Pour over the hot pasta and toss, ensuring all pasta is coated.
  4. Serve immediately with a sprinkling of feta cheese and a glass of vino in hand.

Prepared by Dee

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