Roasted red pepper and basil pesto Penne

Hi everyone….I am back….A very happy new year to all my wonderful friends and readers…Hope this year brings all the joy in your lives…I have bookmarked this pasta’s recipe from annie’s eats for a very long time and it looked like the perfect one for this beautiful sunny day……So here it is…

All you need is

Garlic cloves-3-6
Walnuts-13 cup
Parmesan cheese-13 cup {grated }
Red bell pepper-2
Basil leaves-34 cup
Olive oil-13 cup
Penne pasta-2 cups
Pepper-14 tsp
Heavy cream-14 cup
Chicken breast ( optional )-1

Method of preparation

Cut Red peppers into half and remove the seeds
Sprinkle with salt and pepper and a teaspoon of olive oil and roast in the oven for 20-30 minutes at 450 degrees
Immediately transfer the peppers in a zip lock bag and close the bag
It will help to remove the skin of the peppers easily
When the peppers have come to the room temperature, remove the skin gently
Cut chicken breast into small pieces and sprinkle with salt, pepper and roast for 20-30 minutes at 450 degrees
Blend garlic and walnuts in a blender to a powder
Add bell peppers,Parmesan, salt, pepper and basil
Pulse until well combined
Add olive oil and mix again
Cook pasta according to manufactures instruction
Add basil pesto, chicken and heavy cream to the pasta
Heat until warmed

Pasta came out wonderful…It had the perfect blend of smoky red peppers and basil….If you are a vegetarian , just opt out of the chicken  and you can add green peas and carrots to add the crunch…

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  1. says

    Hey,Thanks 4 the comment u had posted on deepsrecipes..So u are back..
    Pasta looks absolutely sinful…We all luv pasta and noodles in our family..:-) will try ur recipe,soon..

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