Basil pesto

    Basil pesto

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    10min


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    About this recipe: Once you've tried homemade pesto, you'll never go back to buying it again. This one is fragrant and bursting full of flavour. Serve with pasta, toasted ciabatta or drizzle over tomatoes or potatoes. It also makes a great sandwich spread.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 85g fresh basil leaves
    • 250ml olive oil
    • 80g grated Parmesan cheese
    • 70g pine nuts
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 dash nutmeg

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Place basil, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic, salt and nutmeg into a liquidiser. Blend until smooth. Use immediately or refrigerate until ready to use.

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