Super quick homemade pesto

This quick and easy basil pesto can be whipped up in a matter of minutes

Super quick homemade pesto

This quick and easy basil pesto can be whipped up in a matter of minutes. Impress your guests by serving it on freshly cooked al dente pasta.

Ingredients (makes 1/2 cup)

  • 3/4 cup tightly packed fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Method
Put basil, pine nuts and garlic into a blender and mix until almost smooth, scraping down the edges as you go. Add the oil and the parmesan and blend until all the oil is combined. Enjoy as a quick-and-easy pasta sauce and be sure to refrigerate the leftovers.



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    Fossil
    31st Jan 2014
    1:48pm
    a great recipe I have used for years, I substitute almonds ( blanched are better) or walnuts
    and I add an anchovie fillet or two even tastier


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