01 December, 2012

Spaghetti with Basil Pesto, Broccoli and Green Beans

This recipe of ours has the goodness of Omega-3 fatty acids of walnuts, anti-bacterial properties of basil and innumerable benefits of broccoli. Top this all with rich and flavorful Extra Virgin olive Oil. This is our Spaghetti with Basil Pesto, Broccoli and Green beans.
Spaghetti:  250 Gms
Broccoli: 8-10 florets
Green Beans: 5 (cut in long 4 inch sizes)
Oregano: ½ tablespoon
Chilli Flakes: optional
Extra Virgin Olive Oil: 2 tablespoon
Salt and pepper to taste
Basil pesto: 1 cup

Cook Spaghetti as per instructions on the packet.
Meanwhile, parboil broccoli and green beans. Take oil in a deep pan. Stir fry broccoli and beans on a high flame. Season it with oregano, chilli flakes and salt and pepper. Now add, Basil pesto to it followed by the cooked spaghetti. Toss it in a way that the spaghetti gets evenly coated with pesto.
Your Spaghetti with Basil pesto, broccoli and green beans is ready to eat.

Decorate it with fresh basil leaves just before serving.

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