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Pesto
ServeSERVE TimeTIME EasyDIFFICULTY
4 1 h Easy

Ingredients:

  • 100 gr. of Fresh basil.
  • 50 gr. of Pine nuts.
  • 40 gr. of Parmesan cheese.
  • 40 gr. of Pecorino cheese.
  • 2 Garlic cloves.
  • 15 Cl. Extra vergin olive oil.
  • Salt

Method:

  • Clean the basil (do not leave it in water too much otherwise it loses all the flavour and the taste).
  • Grind the pine nuts and the garlic in a food processors.
  • Grind the basil with some salt and the olive oil in a food processor.
  • Mix the basil, the grinded pine nuts and garlic together with the cheese.
Of course the best way to make pesto is grind and mix everything using a mortar (like shown in the picture on top) but the food processor is much faster and convenient. The only advice is to keep the bowl of the processor in the fridge till the moment you need it. The cold will preserve the beautiful green color of the leaves and the flavour of the preparation.

 

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