Pesto Sauce Recipe

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Pesto Sauce
  • Chef: Sheila Kapoor
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Classic pesto recipe with basil, pine nuts, garlic, cheese and olive oil. The refreshing flavour can turn around any dish.

Ingredients of Pesto Sauce

  • 3 bunches of small-leafed basil
  • 1 clove garlic (or more, according to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp pine nuts
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated Pecorino cheese
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 5 bsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • A pinch of salt

How to Make Pesto Sauce

  • 1.Wash the basil and dry it carefully with a paper towel.
  • 2.Remove the stalks and start to crush in the mortar along with the garlic, pine nuts and salt.
  • 3.Once you get a thick paste gradually grind in the cheese.
  • 4.Finally whisk in the oil until you have reached your desired consistency