Basil Pesto | How to make Basil Pesto

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Created on 23rd Jul 2015
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About Basil Pesto

A staple in most Italian homes, pesto is a very versatile mix that can be used as a sauce, a marination or even a dip

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 Basil 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 Basil 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 Basil Pesto by Ruchira Hoon in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Basil Pesto at your home without any difficulties. Basil Pesto is one of the representative dishes of Italian which you can serve in any special occasions.

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Basil Pesto

Ingredients to make Basil Pesto

  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garilc
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • salt

How to make Basil Pesto

  1. 1. In a mortar and pestle, bruise the garlic with the salt.
  2. 2. Add basil to it, a little at a time along with some olive oil until it bruises well.
  3. 3. Add parmesan and pine nuts to the basil mix and keep grinding until you get the right kind of mix.
  4. 4. Adjust the seasoning and top with remaining olive oil. Serve with pasta or use to marinate your choice of meat.
  5. 5. Store in an air-tight container.
My Tip: Use fresh unbruised leaves for best results.

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