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Basil Pesto

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Basil Pesto

An instant dip for savoury biscuits - pesto also adds flavour to other
dishes. Add to smooth cottage cheese and serve on baked
potatoes as a starter. Season mayonnaise and use for potato salad
or on fish. Warm pesto makes an instant pasta sauce.

  • 250 ml basil leaves, washed and patted dry
  • 2 large cloves garlic, peeled
  • 60 g flaked almonds or walnuts
  • 125 ml olive oil
  • 50 g parmesan cheese, cut up
  1. Combine all ingredients in the Tall Cup and twist on the blade. Pulse until the mixture resembles a coarse paste. Serve as a dip with crusty Italian or French bread.
  2. To serve over pasta, make the pesto, then replace the blade with the Sealer lid and microwave on high for 1 or 2 minutes, until heated through. Serve over hot pasta.

 


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