Pesto | How to make Pesto

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BySakshi Khanna
Created on 17th Aug 2015
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  • By Sakshi Khanna
    Created on 17th Aug 2015

About Pesto

A beautiful Italian sauce bursting with flaovrs of fresh basil.

Pesto is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Italian. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Pesto is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Pesto at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 10 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Pesto by Sakshi Khanna in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Pesto at your home without any difficulties. Pesto is one of the representative dishes of Italian which you can serve in any special occasions.

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Ingredients to make Pesto

  • 2 cups Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup Pine Nuts
  • 2/3 cup Olive Oil divided
  • 1/2 cup Pecorino/parmesan cheese (grated)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

How to make Pesto

  1. Add basil, garlic, and pine nuts in a grinder until coarsely chopped. .
  2. Add 1/2 cup of the oil, salt and pepper and process until smooth.
  3. If using immediately, add all the remaining oil and pulse until smooth.
  4. Transfer the pesto to a large serving bowl and mix in the cheese.
  5. Serve with fresh pasta.

Reviews for Pesto (1)

bina bedi2 years ago
Pesto is best used as a dip with what ? It was really good !