Simple homemade pesto

Simple homemade pesto

6 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Ingredients

Servings:-1+
1 clove
garlic
40 g
basil
40 g
toasted pine nuts
40 g
Parmesan (grated)
80 ml
vegetable oil
1 tsp
sugar
olive oil, to taste
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 40 g basil
  • 40 g toasted pine nuts
  • 40 g Parmesan (grated)
  • 80 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • olive oil, to taste
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • food processor
  • cutting board
  • knife

Technique:

Peel and chop garlic. Gather basil leaves and roughly chop. Place both in a food processor; season with salt, pepper, and sugar. Add roasted pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, vegetable oil, and olive oil. Blend until well mixed.

Uses:

Pesto goes well with pasta, on pizza, on salad, as a marinade with meat and fish, or as a dipping sauce!