Traditional Italian Pesto | How to make Traditional Italian Pesto

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By Ruchira Hoon
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 is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Ruchira Hoon teaches how to make Traditional Italian Pesto step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Traditional Italian Pesto in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Traditional Italian Pesto at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Traditional Italian Pesto takes 5 minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Traditional Italian Pesto is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Traditional Italian Pesto is a good option for you. The flavour of Traditional Italian Pesto is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Traditional Italian Pesto and impress your family and friends.

  • 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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