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Pesto Pasta

1/4 cup water

2 Tbsp. dried basil leaves

1 Tbsp. butter

4 garlic cloves, crushed

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

8 oz. spaghetti, cooked and drained

Mix water and basil; let set 30 minutes to steep. Heat butter and garlic until butter melts in microwave. Add to drained spaghetti along with basil mixture (liquid and all) add lemon juice and parsley, toss and add Parmesan cheese.