Basil pesto

Hey presto, eat pesto!

  • 10 mins cooking
  • Makes 1 Cup
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Master this simple basil pesto for a ready-to-go pesto pasta sauce, pesto pizza, and dip platter addition all in one!
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  • 2 cup firmly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 2 clove garlic, quartered
  • 1/3 cup (50g) roasted pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup (40g) coarsely grated parmesan
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) olive oil


Basil pesto
  • 1
    Blend or process basil, garlic, nuts and cheese until chopped finely.
  • 2
    With motor operating, gradually add oil in thin, steady stream; process until smooth.

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