Busiate Pasta with Pesto alla Trapanese

Enjoy the vibrant flavors of Sicily with this simple pesto alla Trapanese recipe. Pesto alla Trapanese is a flavorful twist on classic basil pesto and is made with fresh tomatoes, almonds, basil, garlic, and pecorino cheese.

What you'll need 

- Cherry tomatoes  - Blanched almonds - Fresh basil leaves - Garlic - Pecorino romano - Extra virgin olive oil - Mortar and pestle or food processor to make the pesto

Why you'll love this recipe 

Pesto alla Trapanese is super easy to make. It's a no-cook pasta sauce, only using a few simple ingredients. It's a great alternative to classic basil pesto. 

Tips & Tricks 

Homemade pesto lasts in the fridge for up to a week if stored in an airtight container. Pour a thin layer of olive oil over the pesto before closing the container. This preserves freshness and prevents oxidation. 

Tips & Tricks 

Trapanese pesto is traditionally served with Busiate pasta. Alternatively you could use Fusilli or Penne pasta. 

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