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Tuesday, June 14, 2016


How to Make Pesto Recipe - preparation 10 minutes

Serves 8

a large bunch of fresh basil leaves
2 garlic cloves, peeled
50g/2oz/½ cup pinenuts (pignoli)
125ml/4fl oz/½ cup olive oil
50g/2oz/½ cup freshly grated Parmesan
a squeeze of lemon juice
salt and ground black pepper

1 Roughly tear the basil and place in a large mortar with the garlic, pinenuts and a little of the oil. Pound with a pestle to a paste. Or work in a food processor to a paste.

2 Gradually add the rest of the oil and season to taste. Transfer to a bowl.

3 Stir in the Parmesan and a squeeze of lemon juice.

4 Store in a screw-topped jar in the refrigerator for up to three days.

Pesto Recipe
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