Basil Pesto

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recipe by Siofra F.

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    451
based on 4 ratings

Vibrant classic basil pesto with a great kick of garlic. Make a large batch when basil is in season and freeze in ice cube trays for year-round pesto.

recipe updated Feb 14, 2019

Ingredients

  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    60g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    20g
  • Fresh garlic icon
    Fresh garlic
    12g
  • Pine nuts icon
    Pine nuts
    80g
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    85g
  • Fresh oregano icon
    Fresh oregano
    2g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    225ml
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    0g
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    2g

Tools

  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Place a clean medium bowl on drop
  2. Add fresh basil
  3. Add fresh parsley
  4. Add crushed fresh garlic
  5. Add pine nuts
  6. Add grated parmesan cheese
  7. Add fresh oregano
  8. Blitz until well combined
  9. Add olive oil gradually
  10. Add salt
  11. Add ground black pepper
  12. Blitz until well blended
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