Ligurian-Style Pesto Genovese
Ready Time: 25min
Prep Time: 10min
Cook Time: 15min
Potato Type: Reds
Serves: 4 to 6
Prep Method: Boiled
Recipe by: Forks and Folly, Katie Harding
Pasta Genovese is classic Italian dish featuring pasta, potatoes, green beans and pesto. It makes a perfect one pot meal and the leftovers are fantastic the next day!
1/2 lb. trofie pasta
1/2 lb. small red potatoes, halved
1/2 lb. green beans, trimmed
8 oz. prepared pesto
Salt, to taste
Garnish: grated Parmesan
Preparation Prep Time: 10min | Cook Time: 15min
Substitute any preferred dried pasta shape if trofie is unavailable.
Cook pasta to al dente according to package directions. Drain.
In a separate pot bring potatoes and water to a boil. Season with salt. Cook 15 minutes or until tender.
Four minutes prior to being cooked through, add in the green beans. Drain and add to the pasta.
Toss with pesto, and serve immediately. Garnish each bowl with grated Parmesan.