Spaghetti with Pesto



1 pound of spaghetti- I used Dececco pasta

1 large bunch of fresh basil-make sure you wash the basil really well as it gets very dirty.  

½ cup of grated Pecorino

⅓ cup of toasted pignoli nuts

5 garlic cloves

Juice of 1/2 lemon

Olive oil for drizzling

Salt & Pepper to taste



Cook the pasta according to directions.  Saute garlic in olive oil on low heat until it becomes soft for about 5 minutes. Add all of the ingredients in a food processor adding olive oil until the mixture comes together and is a little loose.  Add the sauce to the cooked pasta and stir well. Add extra grated cheese for garnish.

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