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Tomato Pesto Pasta with Almonds

Penne pasta tossed with a fresh tomato pesto sauce made up of roma tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil, Parmesan cheese, and almonds.

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Tomato Pesto Pasta with Almonds

Servings: 4
Total Time: 25 minutes
Recipe by: Frankie


1 pound penne pasta
1 pound roma tomatoes, chopped
2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan plus extra
1 packed cup fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup sliced almonds
salt & pepper
1/3 cup olive oil


1. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2. Add the tomatoes, garlic, Parmesan, basil, almonds, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper to a blender or food processor and blend until pureed. Transfer sauce to a bowl and stir in the olive oil. Season with additional salt & pepper if needed.

3. Add the pasta to the sauce and toss to coat. Serve topped with additional Parmesan.

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Tomato Pesto Pasta with Almonds

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