Quick and easy ideas to use aromatic plants in the kitchen as a condiment for pasta to prepare when you have little time, while still guaranteeing a maximum yield of taste and goodness.
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Basil, mint, parsley, rosemary, rocket, sage, chives, marjoram, thyme, oregano and chilli, they are all herbs fundamental for the success of different dishes, as well as plants with various phytotherapeutic properties, which can be exploited by preparing, for example, infusions at no cost.
In addition to the classic Pesto alla Genovese to prepare with fresh basil e pine nuts or at the most alternative rocket pesto, here are some quick and easy ideas to use aromatic plants in the kitchen as a condiment for pasta to prepare when you have little time, while still guaranteeing maximum taste and goodness.
Basil and mint cheese paste
While the pasta is cooking in boiling salted water, we could, for example, prepare a pesto with a fresh and delicate flavor, we should simply wash, dry and very finely chop a few sprigs of basil and a few mint leaves, mix them together in a bowl adding some good extra virgin olive oil and a little spreadable cheese. When the pasta is cooked all that remains is to drain it and mix it with the sauce
Rocket and chilli pasta
With della rocket salad, the Chili pepper thinly sliced and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil we could season a good plate of spaghetti cold for example
Aglio, olio and pepperoni pasta
The classic garlic and oil pasta can be made even tastier if the basic ingredients are also added to the chilli pepper and parsley leaves, washed and finely chopped.
Cold pasta with cherry tomatoes and oregano
A good dish of cold pasta it can also be prepared using cherry tomatoes dressed with extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar and a generous sprinkling of oregano
Mint, lemon and chilli paste
With mint leaves, lemon peel and juice, extra virgin olive oil and a little chilli, you can create a perfect condiment for a plate of penne rigate ideal even in summer
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