Homemade Pesto

Classic Basil Pesto

Makes 250ml

Ingredients 

  • 50g pine nuts

  • 80g basil

  • 50g parmesan or vegan alternative

  • 150ml olive oil

  • 2 garlic cloves

Basil Leaves

Method

Step 1 

In a small frying pan, cook the pine nuts over a low heat until golden brown.

Step 2 

Add the nuts and all the other ingredients to  a food processor and blend until smooth.

Step 3

Season to taste - and voilà!

Did you know?

The word “basil” comes from the Greek word “Basileus”, meaning king or royal.

Image by Monika Grabkowska