Broccoli Pesto


• 1 large head of broccoli
• handful hazelnuts or pistachios or pinenuts
• clove of garlic
• olive oil
• few leaves basil



  • Put pasta water on to boil

  • Lightly steam the broccoli for 3-4 minutes

  • Add pasta to water

  • Put all ingredients in blender – add some extra oil or water if too thick

  • Drain pasta, keeping some of the water

  • Mix in pesto and add some of the cooking water if needed to get the

    texture you want

Serving suggestion

If you eat cheese, you might like to serve with some parmesan cheese or pecorino grated on the top