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Basil Pesto


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 10m

An easy homemade recipe, ideally served with pasta or spread over bruschetta.


  • 100 grams basil
  • 60 grams pine nuts, toasted
  • 60 grams Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 2 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 170 mL olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt and freshly ground black pepper


Step 1

Put the basil, parmesan, garlic and pine nuts into a food processor and season well.

Step 2

Whiz together and with the motor still running, pour the oil in until the pesto thickens.

Step 3

Store in a clean jar in the fridge covered with a slick of oil to prevent it drying out.

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