Delicious Pesto

Posted by Muriel Hedgcock

This delicious home made pesto is so yummy, you'll struggle to keep it in the fridge.


56g Fresh Basil leaves
100ml-200ml Olive Oil
50g grated Parmesan
1 tsp Herbamare or sea salt
pinch of pepper ( optional)
2 cloves Garlic
12 pan fried pine nuts (optional)

Wash fresh Basil. Trim off stalks off and place wet leaves
into a small pot & blanch for 1 min.
This allows the basil to retain its bright green color.
Wait 5 min to cool down.
Add all other ingredients and blend until smooth.

Transfer into well washed glass jar top with a little Olive Oil & Voila ! Pesto !
Store in fridge until needed.

Tip : Personally I make my pesto without pine nuts & it tastes great! However I have heard that pine nuts improve the flavor, so if you have you spare fresh pine nuts in your pantry, dry fry or roast a handful & add to the other ingredients just before blending.


Nicki O'Donovan said...

This is something I need to try! Looks delicious!

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