Sicilian Pesto | How to make Sicilian Pesto

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By Deepali Jain
Created on 21st Mar 2016
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About Sicilian Pesto

One of the best and easiest way to use up abundance of basil is by making Pesto, it is the most surest way to guzzle up the basil. This recipe has been adapted from My Recipes.

Sicilian Pesto is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Sicilian Pesto is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Sicilian Pesto by Deepali Jain will help you to prepare the perfect Sicilian Pesto in your kitchen at home. Sicilian Pesto needs 5 minutes for the preparation and 5 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Sicilian Pesto. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Sicilian Pesto. In case you have any questions on how to make the Sicilian Pesto you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Deepali Jain. Sicilian Pesto will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

  • Prep Time5mins
  • Cook Time5mins
  • Serves20People
Sicilian Pesto

Ingredients to make Sicilian Pesto

  • 1/4 cup of walnuts
  • 4 cups of loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon of crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups of chopped seeded tomatoes, drained

How to make Sicilian Pesto

  1. Heat a small pan over medium heat. Add walnuts to the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes or until they are lightly toasted while stirring constantly. Then remove from the pan.
  2. Transfer nuts to a food processor and process until its minced. Add basil, oil, salt, peppers and process until its blended while scraping the sides occasionally. Add cheese and process until smooth.
  3. Spoon into a bowl; fold in tomatoes and serve as you like.
My Tip: You can use pine nuts if available like it is used in the original recipe.

Reviews for Sicilian Pesto (1)

Dj Kaur10 months ago
Can this be stored for long in the fridge?