Easy homemade pesto

    10 min

    This homemade pesto is delicious for pasta dishes, pizza and even in quiche. Use the freshest basil for the best results.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 3 handfuls fresh basil
    • 110g pine nuts
    • 85g grated Parmesan cheese
    • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • salt and pepper, to taste

    Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Serve or store.


    Homemade pesto can be stored in ice cube trays and easily defrosted when needed.

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    Just added a bit more oil and lemon for my taste.  -  29 Oct 2015