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Rocket, Garlic and Basil Pesto

RECIPE OVERVIEW

I always have this in the fridge, it can be added to some many recipes from pizzas, meats, pastas and salads. The word Pesto us actually an Italian word for “Pounded” because traditionally it was made by pounding or grinding the ingredients in a Pestle and Mortar, I prefer to use my food processor.

Preparation time: 0 minutes

Cooking time: 0 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 0 people

  • 30 g SuperValu Fresh Basil
  • 2 cloves SuperValu Garlic
    crushed
  • 1 - SuperValu Lemon
    juice
  • 100 mls SuperValu Olive Oil
  • 25 g SuperValu Parmesan Cheese Shavings
  • 1 dstspn SuperValu Pine Nuts
  • 25 g SuperValu Rocket Leaves
  • 0 - SuperValu Salt
    to season

Method

Add all the ingredients into a food processor or puree with a hand blender until they are smooth. This pesto will last in your fridge for up to 3 weeks. Although it will darken slightly in colour it will still be delicious as the flavours will just be more mature.

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