Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Basil Pesto Pasta


1 cup walnuts (light toasted) [or toasted pine nuts]
2 cups fresh basil leaves
2 small cloves garlic
100g  parmesan cheese
6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

  • Combine, walnuts, basil and garlic in a food processor and process until they are finely chopped.
  • With the food processor still running, pour in the olive oil gradually.  Add in cheese and season with salt and pepper.
  • Before serving with pasta, a tablespoon fresh cream can be stirred into the pesto for a creamier flavour. 

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