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Ligurian-Style Pesto Genovese

Ready Time: 25min

Prep Time: 10min

Cook Time: 15min

Potato Type: Reds

Cuisine: AmericanItalian

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!

Ingredients …

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

Notes …

Substitute any preferred dried pasta shape if trofie is unavailable.

Variations …

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.