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Easy pesto in a bowl

Easy pesto

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Blend together pine nuts or cashews, basil, parmesan, garlic and olive oil to make your own pesto. It's perfect for pizzas, pasta and sandwiches

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal188
fat19g
saturates3g
carbs1g
sugars0.3g
fibre0.2g
protein4g
salt1g
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Ingredients

  • 50g pine nuts or cashews
  • large bunch of basil, leaves picked
  • 50g parmesan or vegetarian alternative
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 100ml olive oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Toast the nuts in a pan over a low heat. Tip into a mini chopper with the remaining ingredients, or use a large pestle and mortar, then blitz or pound into a rough sauce. Will keep for three days in the fridge.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2022

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