Busiati Pasta with Pesto Sauce

AuthorAlyssa Saltzman
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

Busiate are a type of long macaroni, originally from the Trapani province, and typical from Calabria and Sicily.

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time1 hr 30 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time2 hrs

Ingredients
 400 g busiati pasta
 500 g peeled and seeded tomatoes
 100 g peeled almonds
 8 g basil
 1 clove garlic
 100 ml olive oil
 parmesan cheese
 salt
 pepper

Directions
1

In a food processor or blendor, mix the almosnds with the basil and a tbsp of EVOO until well blended

2

Slowly add the tomatoes and mix until the sauce is a bright red

3

Add in a peeled garlic clove and salt and peper to taste. Let rest for about an hour

4

Cook the pasta in salted water until “al dente”

5

Away from the heat, mix the pesto into the cooked pasta. Top with grated cheese.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 400 g busiati pasta
 500 g peeled and seeded tomatoes
 100 g peeled almonds
 8 g basil
 1 clove garlic
 100 ml olive oil
 parmesan cheese
 salt
 pepper

Directions

Directions
1

In a food processor or blendor, mix the almosnds with the basil and a tbsp of EVOO until well blended

2

Slowly add the tomatoes and mix until the sauce is a bright red

3

Add in a peeled garlic clove and salt and peper to taste. Let rest for about an hour

4

Cook the pasta in salted water until “al dente”

5

Away from the heat, mix the pesto into the cooked pasta. Top with grated cheese.

Busiati Pasta with Pesto Sauce