Easy Healthy Sauce
Sauce in the Supermarket or Store, when it's so easy to make this Pesto
Recipe and the results are miles better?
You only need a few ingredients and it just takes a few minutes to
Really though, this is such a famous Sauce that people are inclined to
think it must be too difficult to make at home and so spend years
eating an inferior product.
In the olden days when the great sauce was invented in Genoa in the
liguria district of Italy, it was made by pounding the ingredients in a
pestle and mortar. Nowadays most people use a food processor but some
traditional cooks believe that the old method still produces the best
It's up to you - either way you will produce something extraordinary.
Superb with Mediterranean grilled meats and Fish and of course you can
always - Add it to pasta for: Fettuccine
di Pesto alla
- A handfull of fresh Basil Leaves
- One Clove of Garlic (crushed with a little
- 50g. Pinenuts (toasted).
- 100 ml. of EVOO (extra virgin olive oil).
- 50g.Parmesan or Pecorino cheese (grated).
- Salt and black pepper to taste.
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Now for the
Just place all
the ingredients in a food processor or blender, and,
using your pulse function, blend until you acheive the right
You don't want
it to be too smooth, keep a few lumps and
bumps in it for added character.
Why not make
some fresh Fettuccine using our
- or cook up some of the dried stuff (about 80 grams per head).
75g. of the sauce for
each person... and toss it into the hot, freshly cooked pasta.
with more Parmesan grated on top.