Traditional Italian Pesto | How to make Traditional Italian Pesto

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Created on 5th Jan 2016
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About Traditional Italian Pesto

Forget that blender and grab that mortar and pestle. You're probably going to eat the best pesto of your life if you make this recipe

Traditional Italian Pesto, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Traditional Italian Pesto is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Traditional Italian Pesto has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Ruchira Hoon is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Traditional Italian Pesto, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Traditional Italian Pesto. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Ruchira Hoon. The recipe of Traditional Italian Pestois very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Traditional Italian Pesto is 10 minute. This recipe of Traditional Italian Pesto is perfect to serve 6. Traditional Italian Pesto is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time5mins
  • Cook Time10mins
  • Serves6People

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Traditional Italian Pesto

Ingredients to make Traditional Italian Pesto

  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • Salt to taste
  • squeeze of lemon
  • 3/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 tblsp extra virgin olive oil

How to make Traditional Italian Pesto

  1. Start by crushing the pine nuts in the mortar and pestle. Pound till they are coarse, keep aside.
  2. Now pound garlic and salt together until they are squishy and soft. Add in a handful of the basil leaves, bruise and crush well. Add a bit of the nuts and cheese and pound.
  3. Keep repeating this process until you have exhausted all the leaves, nuts and cheese. Add in the lemon juice and adjust seasoning. Mix in the extra virgin olive oil and serve with the pasta of your choice.

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