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Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

This fragrant home made pesto is made with 5 simple ingredients - perfect with pasta and chicken!

Ingredients
  • 50g pine nuts
  • 50g parmesan
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 large bunch of fresh basil
  • 85ml olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

This is ideal served with fresh pasta.

Method

Serves: 6-8

1. Roast the pine nuts in a pan with a little olive oil and set aside on paper to cool. Finely grate the parmesan, finely chop the garlic.

2. Add the garlic, parmesan, and seasoning and cooled pine nuts to the food processor bowl, using the pulse function pulse slightly. Pick the basil leaves into the bowl and blend for 1 minute, slowly add the oil whilst continuously blending. Check the seasoning and pour into a container and store in the fridge.

This is ideal served with fresh pasta.