Rotini With Pesto and Pine Nuts


360g Pasta (Rotini, Penne, Spirals)
2 tablespoons. Olive Oil
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes (packed in olive oil
and herbs)
1/2 cup chopped basil
3 tablespoons. garlic, minced (for garlic lovers-use less if
you are not)
3 tbs. Parmesan cheese
1/8 tablespoon. crushed red pepper (to crush finely place in
coffee grinder)
1/8 cup pine nuts
1 tablespoon. Salt


  1. Pour pasta into unit.
  2. Cover pasta with water 2-3 cm over pasta level.
  3. Put on medium-low heat with Nutri-Tone open until whistle.
  4. After whistle allow pasta continue to cook with no power with retained heat.
  5. Drain pasta. Rinse and toss them gently with cold water to avoid sticking, set aside in another bowl.
  6. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil at medium to low heat in separate unit for 1 minute.
  7. Add sun-dried tomatoes, basil, garlic, parmesan, red pepper and pine nuts, keeping burner temperature just below medium. You may add a little water if mixture gets to dry. While constantly stirring, sauce for approximately 3 minutes.
  8. Cover pasta in sauce and serve hot.