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Pesto sauce

Make your own delicious pesto sauce in just 15 minutes

  • Prep: 10 mins
    Cook: 5 mins
  • Makes 250ml
  • Easy
  • Makes 250ml
  • Easy
  • Calories 105
  • Carbohydrates 0
  • Saturated Fat 2
  • Sugar 0
  • Protein 2
  • Fat 11
  • Fibre 0
  • Salt 0.06

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 105
  • Carbohydrates 0
  • Saturated Fat 2
  • Sugar 0
  • Protein 2
  • Fat 11
  • Fibre 0
  • Salt 0.06

Ingredients

  • 50g pine nuts
  • large bunch of basil
  • 50g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)
  • 150ml olive oil, plus extra for storing
  • 2 garlic cloves

Method

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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