Sunday, April 4, 2010

Tomato Walnut Pesto Linguine

I added cut up chicken to the recipe
but it really doesn't need it
and the next time I make it 
I will not add it

1/4 C sundried tomatoes - not packed in oil
1/4 C boiling water
6 oz cooked ww linguine
1C loosley packed basil leaves
2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1 garlic closve peeled
2 1/2 Tbsp chicken broth
2 Tbsp chopped walnuts
salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
place tomatoes in a sm bowl and add boiling water
 Let stand for 5 min
Cook linguine according to pkg instructions
place basil, cheese and garlic
in a food processor; cover
pulse until chopped
add tomatoes w/ liquid
broth, walnuts
while processing
drizzle in
olive oil
 process til blended

Drain and toss with pesto


  1. That looks super yummy and easy! Thanks for sharing!

  2. You had me at "pesto"! That looks so good!

  3. Yum! Joined you from tasty tuesday! Gonna try this for sure!

  4. Sounds so fancy - but the directions look really easy!

  5. Oh my! This looks so good! I am going to have to make this!

  6. That's a fun twist on pesto. I have bookmarked this to try it. Yummy! Joni

  7. Jo, this pasta dish looks great! Thanks for sharing your recipe and linking to Tempt My Tummy Tuesday.

  8. Oh my, that looks divine! Thanks for the recipe, it's one I'll use real soon!


  9. sounds really good- will have to try this soon

  10. Jo, This sounds fantastic. I just visited At Home N' About and she featured a lemon basil pasta. YOurs sounds so delicious too. I love recipes that are easy, use what most of us have on hand and give a big flavor bang for little time in the kitchen. I'll make this!

  11. Oh, I looooove sundried tomato pesto!!! You just reminded me how long it's been since I've had it. It's so good, and this looks completely delicious.

  12. Here from New Friend Friday! Looks like you are up to a lot of fun!
    Happy Day,
    Jasey @ Crazy Daisy

  13. This sounds delicious. I love the intense flavor sdt bring to a dish. YUM!

  14. I Just erased my first comment. LOL! This pasta sounds delicious!

  15. Oh yummy! Thanks for the recipe. I still have a few of my own dried tomatoes in the freezer and I will be using them for this recipe.