Pesto

Ingredients

  • 2 cups tightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tbsp softened butter

Method

  1. Soak and wash the basil in cold water and roughly dry with paper towels
  2. Put the first 5 ingredients in a mixie and process to a uniform, creamy consistency
  3. Transfer to a bowl and add the grated cheese
  4. Then mix in the softened butter

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