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Basil Pesto Sauce


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Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe, How To Make Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe

Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa in the Liguria region of northern Italy and traditionally consists of crushed garlic, basil, and European pine nuts blended with olive oil, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and Fiore Sardo.

About Recipe

How to make Basil Pesto Sauce

(225 ratings)
44 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
Total time
10 mins
Basil Pesto Sauce
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : BASMATI RICE
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : September 08, 2018

Ingredients used in Basil Pesto Sauce
• Pepper (crushed) - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Olive oil - 1/4 cup.
• Salt - to taste.
• Garlic - 6 cloves.
• Pine nuts - 1 tablespoon.
• Cashew nuts - 6 numbers.
• Basil leaves - 1 cup.
• Parmesan cheese - 1 tablespoon.
  • Take some cashew nuts, pine nuts, basil leaves, garlic, and salt, put into the mortar pestle and crush it.
  • Add olive oil, crushed pepper, parmesan cheese, rotate pestle and make to a coarse paste.

Serve this with toast.

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Raúl González Posted on Mon Jun 03 2013

First at last for once

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EresoROne Posted on Mon Jun 03 2013

tasty pestle pesto

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theracemixer Posted on Mon Jun 03 2013

yum yum, i'll be making one

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Cherita Md Posted on Mon Jun 03 2013

YUMMY! One of my most favorite foods! So talented Sanjay you can make ANY food!

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Jonathan Smith Posted on Tue Jun 04 2013

You could just blend it with short bursts to create the same effect I guess.

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Sheena Babu Posted on Tue Jun 04 2013

Hmm ... Thanks chef

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Bil Malik Posted on Tue Jun 04 2013

I looooooooooooooooooooooooooove pesto . I ate pesto pasta for lunch today. But sorry chef I bought the pesto sauce from waitrose. -:((

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MSE. Dzirasa Posted on Wed Jun 05 2013

I use melon seeds or cashew nuts because here in the USA pine nuts cost too much...I ALSO ADD SPINACH TO MY BASIL...

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nandhini k Posted on Thu Jun 06 2013

Hi Sanjay,thank you so much for wonderful recipe.i am looking out for various pasta sauces to make my kid happy eating and I am sure this is one of it.

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Jason Smith Posted on Sat Jun 08 2013

Awesome, can't wait to give this one a try. Thanks for the inspiring videos, keep em coming!

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Amita Posted on Tue Jun 11 2013

Hi,How long this sauce can be stored in refrigerator?

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erosamuk Posted on Sat Jun 15 2013


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