Sunday, April 11, 2010
This great flavour comes from northern Italy. Most common serving of this sauce is with pasta, but it could be also used for seasoning or dipping. Nowadays, it is available in the supermarkets as ready-made, but once you taste the one which is prepared with fresh basil, you will see a big difference.
Time: 15 minutes Level : Easy Yield: 5-6 servings
50gr fresh basil leaves
3-4 cloves garlic
3 tbsp pine nuts
1/2 tsp salt
3 tbsp olive oil
5 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
freshly ground black pepper
Place all the ingredients except the cheese in the food processor. Process is until it is smooth. Add the cheese and stir it.
The pesto sauce is ready to be used.