Basil pesto recipe

Of course, you can buy any type of pesto at the supermarket although try making it fresh at least once and you’ll see the difference. Also, it’s a perfect sauce for pasta, pizza or salads.


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  1. Add gralic, pine nuts, basil, salt and pepper to a food processor, pulse it until you get a thick paste. Drizzle in the oil and cheese. If your pesto is too thick then pour some pasta water if you are serving pesto with pasta, if not then add some more olive oil. The texture should be smooth and not running.

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