Pesto (used my fresh sweet basil on the pot)

It’s my first time to make pesto. I thought it was difficult to make. So many steps that I was hesitant to take. My colleague Christine, was asking me to make one while we were still in Cebu with so many basil shrubs in our little garden, but I just didn’t have the time, or maybe the guts! hehehe! But Finally I got the courage to make it, and I think I make made it perfectly good! The combination of garlic and basil and nuts and olive oil is just so good! This is for Christine who is currently in Singapore with her cute little girl Xandra and hubby Marjon and to the rest of Pesto fanatics!
Enjoy

Ingredients:

Fresh Basil leaves
Garlic
Olive Oil
Parmesan Cheese
Salt
Walnuts/Hazelnuts/Pistachio nuts/Almonds

Procedure:

1. Very finely Chop the following: Basil, Garlic, Walnuts.
2. In a bowl combine all ingredients and taste with salt.
3. Make sure you’ll have more olive oil than your dry ingredients.
4. Then your Pesto is ready.

I prefer this as finely chopped than processed in blender, I like tasting some texture on the sauce.
Enjoy your pesto on Pasta, Fresh veges salad, meat and other combination you can think of.

Basil ready to be chopped

Pesto sauce

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