Beautiful basil pesto sauce

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

10 min

Makes

1/3 cups

Beautiful basil pesto sauce

Beautiful basil pesto recipe

Say hello to delicious small-batch preserves that take just minutes to make! Capture all the brightest flavours of the summer harvest and use them to make any dish extraordinary.


Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves
  • 4 cups packed basil leaves , about 2 small bunches
  • 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts , optional
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice , about 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil

Instructions

  • DROP garlic cloves through the spout of a food processor (or blender) while it’s running. Add basil, pine nuts, parmesan, lemon juice and salt. Pulse until finely chopped. With motor still running, slowly add oils, stopping after every couple of tbsp to scrape down sides with a spatula.

Nutrition (per tbsp)

  • Calories
  • 70,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Sodium
  • 51 mg.

Make-Ahead Tip: Pesto keeps well, refrigerated, up to one week. Or freeze in ice cube trays and store cubes in a resealable freezer bag for up to three months.

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