Tonnarelli al pesto di rucola

Tonnarelli with rocket pesto

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Anna Del Conte on Pasta

Anna Del Conte on Pasta

By Anna Del Conte

Published 2015

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Pesto sauces of different ingredients are very quick to make and very good to eat. This is a relatively new pesto sauce, which can be made all the year round now that rocket is always available. What all these pesto sauces need is the best olive oil, and, of course, fresh nuts. That’s all.


  • 50 g/ oz/6 tbsp pine nuts
  • 100 g/


Preheat the oven to 120°C/250°F/gas mark ½.

Dry-fry the pine nuts in a cast-iron or heavy-bottomed pan for a few minutes, until they release their aroma, being careful not to let them burn. When they are golden, tip them into a food processor or blender.

Add the rocket,