Monday, June 23, 2008

Pesto Pasta

As I said in an earlier post, my basil plants had exploded. In order to encourage more growth, I cut off most of the leaves and made pesto, which I served with pasta and cut up grape tomatoes:


The pesto was gorgeously green and vibrant, with an amazingly fresh flavor. There is nothing like eating food you grew yourself.
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4 comments:

  1. Let me know how well they come back! I've don't that once and they all but died on me. I always try to leave a good number of leaves on them.

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  2. I have pesto on my radar for next week for sure. I keep seeing it everywhere and I've never tried it. So cool that you had your own basil to use.

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  3. longhair - So far so good. The plants looked like they'd grown overnight when I went out to water them today. I'll keep you posted.

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  4. Melissa - Never had pesto!? How is this possible? I have to tell you, I love having a mini garden. Next year I'm gonna do even more.

    Do you have a patio? You could total container garden. That's what I'm doing. As long as you have enough sun you'll be fine!

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