If you are pesto lover, having a jar of home made pesto in your refrigerator will be bliss. Now no need bringing home basil Pesto from store anymore. Make your own pesto with this easy recipe in just five minutes. All you need is five easily available ingredients to complete your recipe to make pesto at home. Now make your pasta tastier adding spoon full of your home made pesto. It will best that you use food processor rather than using blender. Directions to make the pesto is quite easy to follow.
Ingredients Required For Basil Pesto Recipe:
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 3 cloves garlic, peeled
- 3 tablespoons pine nuts
- 1/3 cup olive oil
Now combine fresh basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts and Parmesan in a cup of your food processor. Add some salt and pepper to taste in all the ingredients. Bring it to light past while adding olive oil in small portions. Once the mixture is completely blended together set aside. Now your pesto is all set for serving. After using the required quantity, you can store the rest in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
I am sure you will find my cooking tip quick and full of smashing flavors. You can also cook yourself one time serving or make it weekly basis by storing it. For fresh and tasty flavors I will recommend not to use the pesto over one week. This recipe requires so little of ingredients but is a big pack of finger licking flavors. You can control the thickness of pesto according to your desire. You can also use this homemade pesto with many roasted dishes for extra delicious taste. Enjoy your fantastic home made pesto full of freshness.