Trenette al Pesto  (Luca Pasta)

Trenette al Pesto is classic Italian comfort  food at its best,  and also know as the  pasta served in the animated  Pixar film Luca.

Make pesto: Blend basil, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, and salt in food  processor Add olive oil through feed tube  in a steady stream and process until  creamy and emulsified.

Add potatoes to pot of boiling water; boil   3 minutes. Add pasta; cook until al dente.  Add green beans 3 minutes before the  pasta is done cooking.

Drain well, then transfer the mixture  to a bowl, or back to the pot.

Add pesto to pasta and vegetables and  toss to coat. Serve topped with grated Parmesan.

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