Pesto is definitely my favourite sauce. I love it on pasta, sandwiches or as a salad dressing. It is healthy, tasty and takes only 5 minutes to prepare.
Preparation time : 5 min
Serving size : 2-3 persons
- 2 hands full basil
- ½ cup toasted pine nuts ( you may use toasted almonds as a substitute)
- 50 gr shredded parmesan cheese
- 3-4 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Optional: 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
Note : 1 cup – a standard cup of 240 ml
Pulse all the ingredients, except parmesan in a food processor. Turn out into a bowl add the parmesan and adjust for salt and pepper to taste. If You like add 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice at the end.