Pesto Sauce is a delicious and easy recipe. This classic, simple basil pesto recipe with fresh basil leaves, walnuts, garlic, parmesan cheese, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper is delicious with pasta, pizza and as a sandwich spread.
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Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 7 minutes
Ingredients for Pesto
1 cup basil
6 to 7 pods of garlic
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup olive oil + 1 tablespoon
1/3 cup walnuts
Salt and pepper to taste
Directions for Pesto
- Transfer all the ingredients in a blender and blend to a coarse paste. (Except 1 tablespoon oil)
- Adjust the seasoning and keep in a glass bottle.
- Top with 1 tablespoon of oil to avoid discoloration.
- Refrigerate and use when required.