Basil Pesto

By Geetanjali Kolvekar Saini  |  9th Dec 2016  |  
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About Basil Pesto Recipe

Here I will show you how to make classic basil pesto at home. It is very easy, fresh and flavorful. You can use it with sandwich, pasta, bruschetta etc.

Basil Pesto is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Geetanjali Kolvekar Saini teaches how to make Basil Pesto step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Basil Pesto in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Basil Pesto at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Basil Pesto takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Basil 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 Basil Pesto is a good option for you. The flavour of Basil Pesto is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Basil Pesto and impress your family and friends.

Basil Pesto

Ingredients to make Basil Pesto

  • Fresh basil leaves 2 cups
  • Roasted peanut 1 cup
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese or processed cheese 1 cup
  • garlic 3 cloves roasted
  • olive oil 1/3 cup
  • Fresh lemon juice 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • Fresh ground pepper 1/2 tsp

How to make Basil Pesto

  1. Mix all the ingredients except oil in a mixer.
  2. Blend all together.
  3. Pour oil slowly while mixing.
  4. Grind till everything is blended together and get a smooth paste.
  5. Serve it with pasta or salad.

My Tip:

you can try adding your favorite herbs like cilantro, mint, parsley, spinach. you can use any nuts for it. Add your favorite spices also like cayenne,ginger,green chilli.

Reviews for Basil Pesto (1)

Kanak Patel3 years ago

Simple and nice! Love the pretty green colour.

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