Pesto Pasta

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Instead of the usual tomato sauce to go with spaghetti, this sauce combines curry leaves and nuts to make a herby mix. I like it!

Note that curry leaves can be substituted by basil. They have the same taste and are basically the same.

What you need:

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  • Spaghetti
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Chicken cut into bits.
  • Knorr
  • Garlic (powder and cloves)
  • Salt
  • Cameroun pepper, ground
  • Lime
  • Groundnut
  • Curry leaves
  • Butter
  • 2 tablespoons white wine/stock
  • Firm, juicy tomato

What you do:

To make the pesto, with the aid of a mortar and pestle crush the nuts, garlic, and basil. Season and mix with a little butter and oil.

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Cook the spaghetti till al dente and keep aside.

Season and stir-fry the chicken, add the pesto, white wine/ chicken stock and pasta. Heat for few second to warm through.

Serve on a ring of juicy tomato slices and garnish with a sprig of curry leaves.

PS. Sorry I just enjoyed taking these pictures so here’s more…

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