Creamy Pesto Pasta

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • 350 gm spaghetti

Method –

  1. Cook the spaghetti as per package directions
  2. Meanwhile, make a white sauce by melting butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add the flour and cook till the raw smell goes away
  4. Add the milk and whisk continuously so that no lumps are formed. Stir till the sauce is thickened.
  5. Add the pesto to the white sauce and remove from heat
  6. Drain the pasta and add it to the pan
  7. Add a little pasta water if required
  8. Toss the sauce with the pasta and serve

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