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.