Remember that for this bread, everything is flexible when it comes to the ingredient quantities. The amount of bread dough is approximate. The ingredients in the pesto are flexible - if you really like pine nuts, just add a little more. The amount of pesto you want to put in the bread dough is up to you.
Freeze Pesto So You Can Take Out Just What You Need The problem with the ice cube tray method is that your frozen pesto cubes are all exactly the same size. Sure, maybe that's not an issue when you're making a big pot of pasta and you just grab a handful of cubes.
Meanwhile, blend the sun-dried tomatoes and their oil, garlic, salt and pepper, to taste, and basil in a food processor and blend until the tomatoes are finely chopped. Transfer the tomato mixture to a large bowl. Stir in the Parmesan. Add the pasta to the pesto and toss to coat, adding enough reserved cooking liquid to moisten.