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Pesto

Makes: 1 1/2 cups (360ml)

Serves: 2-4

Pesto

This fragrant and flavorsome Pesto sauce is perfect for serving with your traditional or raw pasta recipe. Bon Appetit!

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) olive oil
  • 1/2 cup (50 g) grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 medium garlic cloves (peeled)
  • 2 cups (80 g) fresh basil leaves
  • 3 Tbsp (25 g) pine nuts
  • salt and pepper (to taste)

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients into the Vitamix 2L container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Select Variable 1. Turn the machine on and quickly increase the speed to Variable 7.
  3. Use the tamper to effectively press the ingredients into the blades whilst processing.
  4. Blend for 30-60 seconds or until desired consistency is reached.
  5. Stop the machine and serve.

Notes

  • Recipe yields enough sauce to coat 450g of pasta.

 

 

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