Pesto is one of the most versatile sauces in the culinary realm, adding a wonderfully distinct flavour profile to a variety of dishes including chicken, pizza, pasta and so much more!
There’s a lot of brands in the supermarket that make pesto but nothing compares to the verve of the homemade version. The smiles on your family’s faces will be all the proof you’ll ever need.
Try this fabulous pesto recipe the next time you’re in the mood for a fun, family meal everyone will love:
- 2 cups fresh basil leaves
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1/4 cup pine nuts
- 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Kosher salt to taste
- Fresh ground black pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
Combine the fresh basil, pine nuts and garlic in a food processor and pulse until chopped coarsely. Add the olive oil and blend until completely infused into the mixture. Then, season with salt and pepper to taste.
Transfer the mixture to a small mixing bowl and add the finely grated parmesan cheese.
Your pesto is now ready to enjoy!