- Kamut or Spelt pasta (elbows, spirals or other)
- 2 cups fresh basil leaves, washed
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled
- 1/3 cup pine nuts
- 1/4 cup grated reggiano cheese
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/4 tsp. sea salt
Cook pasta according to the directions on the package. While pasta is cooking, wash the basil and blanch it quickly (1-2 mins) in boiling salted water. Drain basil leaves and squeeze out the excess water. Put basil, garlic, pine nuts, grated cheese, olive oil and sea salt in a food processor or blender. Drain pasta when it’s ready and mix with pesto sauce.