BASIL PESTO SAUCE
Thursday, June 25, 2015
4 1/2 cup - Basil (stripped)
15 tsp- Pine nuts
3 Tbsp - Garlic (chopped finely)
1 1/2 Tbsp - Black pepper (grounded)
1/2 cup - Olive oil
2 tsp or as per taste - Salt
Put 3 cubes of Ice in the blender at medium speed.
Remove this water in a bowl.
Blend the basil, pine nuts, garlic, black pepper gradually adding the olive oil.
Add the salt and the ice water, blend it further.
Remove in a bowl.
Note : Adding of water helps to reduce the need to use more oil, thus making the pesto healthier.
The leftover pesto (without the cheese) can be used in Pastas, Sandwiches, Soups, Sauteed veg, Salads and Rice.
It can be stored for atleast a week.
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