Pesto alla Siciliana
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"This is the recipe for the authentic pesto from Sicily. It combines a traditional pesto with Sicilian delights: ricotta cheese and tomatoes. It has a light and refreshing flavor. Enjoy it with tubular pasta so the pesto finds its way inside the tubes for a burst of Sicilian flavor with every bite! Seeding the tomatoes first allows the mixture to be thicker so it sticks better to the pasta."
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Ingredients20 m servings 211 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- Combine Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, olive oil, basil leaves, pine nuts, and garlic in a mortar. Crush with a pestle until pesto is finely ground, but not too smooth.
- Mix pesto, cherry tomatoes, and ricotta cheese together in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
Per Serving: 211 calories; 19.5 g fat; 5.2 g carbohydrates; 5.2 g protein; 6 mg cholesterol; 148 mg sodium. Full nutrition