Basil Pesto

by

Siofra F.

Posted 5 April 2022 (Last updated 5 April 2022)

Serves

6

Total Time

10mins

Calories

450

Vibrant classic basil pesto with a great kick of garlic. Make a large batch when basil is in season and freeze in ice cube trays for year-round pesto.

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    Ingredients

  • Fresh basil leaves icon
    Fresh basil leaves60 g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley20 g
  • Fresh garlic icon
    Fresh garlic2crushed
  • Pine nuts icon
    Pine nuts80 g
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese85 ggrated
  • Fresh oregano icon
    Fresh oregano1 teaspoon
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil220 ml
  • Salt icon
    Salt1 pinch
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper1 teaspoonground
    Method

  • 1. Add fresh basil, fresh parsley, fresh garlic, pine nuts, parmesan cheese and fresh oregano to a clean food processor bowl
  • 2. Blitz until well combined
  • 3. Add olive oil gradually while blending
  • 4. Add salt and black pepper to taste
  • 5. Blitz until well blended

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