Homemade Pesto Genovese

Homemade Pesto Genovese



10 servings
  1. Main ingredients
  2. 1/2 clove garlic
  3. 1 salt
  4. 4 handfuls of fresh basil
  5. 2 handful pine nuts
  6. 3 tbsp grated parmesan or pecorino romano
  7. 1 extra virgin olive oil


15 mins
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    Chop the garlic and the basil, combine it olive oil and process it with food processor. When it starts go get consistency, add the slightly roasted pine nuts (you can mix them with cashew nuts or use only cashew nuts), add more olive oil, and continue with mix the pesto with the food processor, add the Parmigianino cheese and salt. Mix the pesto until you get the desired texture. Add more olive oil if it looks dry or thick. Put it in a jar and keep refrigerated. Use within few days. Do not reheat, just put over freshly made pasta. Enjoy

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