Basil Pesto Sauce
2 cups fresh basil (no stems)
1/3 cup pine nuts (or pine and walnuts)
2 cloves garlic
2/3 cup Extra-Virgin olive oil
1/4 cup Parmesan Regigian
1/4 cup Pecorino cheese
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
salt and black peppe
Using and food processor such as a popular, fitted with a metal attachment, mix the basil leaves, pine nuts and garlic and process till finely minced.
With the food processor running, gradually in a slow steady stream, add the olive oil and process till smooth.
Add the Parmesan, Pecorino and lemon zest, pulse to blend. Adjust the seasoning to taste.
Easy, homemade basil pesto you can make year-round.
pesto, pasta sauce, basil sauce
about 1 cup
Friday, August 16, 2019 - 3:34pm