Basil Pesto

I had made Basil Pesto before but recently had been experimenting with it a lot. Mixing various ingredients.

  • Ingredients
    • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
    • 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
    • 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
    • 3 cloves garlic (roasted or fresh)
    • 1/3 cup olive oil add more if needed
    • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
    • Salt to taste
    • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Variations for Basil
    • Mint + Cilantro
    • Parsley
    • Spinach
  • Variations for Pine Nuts
    • Walnuts
    • Almonds
    • Pumpkin Seeds
    • Cashews
  • Add-ons with your Pesto
    • Cherry Tomatoes
    • Jalapeno
  • Preparation
    • Toast Pine Nuts n Garlic
    • Add Pine Nuts, Garlic and Lemon in Food Processors
    • Add basil leaves to the mix
    • Add parmesan cheese, Add Olive Oil
    • Mix the ingredients well.

Your Pesto is ready! Mix it with you Spaghetti.

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