- 50g pine nuts
- large bunch of basil
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- 50g Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)
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- 150ml olive oil, plus extra for storing
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- 2 garlic cloves
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Heat a small frying pan over a low heat. Cook the pine nuts until golden, shaking occasionally. Put into a food processor with the remaining ingredients and process until smooth, then season.
Pour the pesto into a jar and cover with a little extra oil, then seal and store in the fridge. It will keep in a fridge for up to two weeks.