SIDES
Perfecto Pesto
Keep the pesto in the refrigerator with a thin film of olive oil on top, this will keep the pesto tasting fresh longer.
HERO INGREDIENT
Basil Leaves
Basil originally belongs to the mint family and has proven to provide protection against unwanted bacterial growth - so stock up on your basil leaves!
4
SERVES
20 min
TIME
EASY
LEVEL
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Ingredients

⅓ cup pine nuts

7 to 8 cloves chopped garlic

4 ½ cups fresh basil leaves

½ cup fresh baby spinach leaves

1 teaspoon rock salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 ½ cups very good quality olive oil

1 ⅓ cups good quality Parmesan cheese, shredded

Method

1.    Place pine nuts and garlic in food processor for about 20 seconds. Add the basil leaves, Spinach leaves, salt, and pepper.

2.    Slowly pour the olive oil into the top of the processor while running until the pesto is thoroughly pureed. Add the Parmesan and purée for a minute.

3.    Use right away or store


Take note! This recipe uses the following:
GROUND BLACK PEPPER
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