Sauce & Pickle Recipes > Pesto

How to make pesto:
Classic green Italian sauce that is primarily used with pasta.





Ingredients

1 cup fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons pine nuts
3 garlic cloves
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
(see measure conversions for more information)

Method

- Put all the ingredients except the olive oil into a food processor.
- Blend together and then add the oil slowly through the funnel of the processor's lid, blending as you pour.
- The resultant mixture can be stored in the refrigerator in a jar.
- Use as a dressing for pasta or on top of a pizza base.