Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Simple Pesto

This is a recipe that you can make quickly using a blender. It can added to pasta or to make a  pesto lasagna or even on toast!


3 cups chopped fresh basil
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
half cup of pine nuts
1 cup of Parmesan cheese
2 cloves of crushed garlic

Place the basil in the blender, pour in about tablespoon of the oil and blend the basil into a paste. Gradually add the pine nuts,Parmesan cheese and garlic. Then add the remaining olive oil blend until smooth.

Keep in the fridge in a sealed container. Will keep for a few days.

Enjoy this versatile sauce!