Pesto Sauce |

Posted on

15 October 2012



Pesto Sauce


Big bunch (2 cups) of fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup pine nuts
3 cloves garlic - chopped extra fine
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • In a food processor, throw in the basil leaves with the pine nuts, and blend.
  • Keep stopping and mixing in between the blending.
  • Then add the garlic and blend again a few times.
  • Now, as it blends, pour in the olive oil very slowly.
  • Stop to scrape down the sides with a rubber spatula.
  • After that throw in the grated cheese and blend again.
  • Add a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  • Serve with pasta or spread over toasted French bread.
Cooks Note

Makes 1 cup

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