Hey Pesto!


Tenina Holder

Posted August 23, 2019 (Last updated December 21, 2021)



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Fresh pesto in thermomix seconds! Got garlic? Got basil? Got parmesan? Get pesto. You're welcome.


  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese100 gcubed
  • Fresh basil leaves icon
    Fresh basil leaves30 gtorn
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon1juice of, zest of
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove4
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil60 g
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea saltas needed
  • Pine nuts icon
    Pine nuts100 g

  • 1. Gently toast pinenuts in a dry pan until toasted and golden
  • 2. Set aside
  • 3. Add parmesan cheese to the TM5 bowl
  • 4. Blitz with MC in place - approx 10 sec, speed 10
  • 5. Then add garlic clove and fresh basil leaves to the TM5 bowl
  • 6. Blend with MC in place - approx 5 sec, speed 7
  • 7. Transfer content of frying pan to TM5 bowl
  • 8. Mix - approx 30 sec, speed 4
  • 9. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil while machine is running
  • 10. Add salt and lemon juice, zest to taste
  • 11. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to jar

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