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Simple Pesto

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A great pasta sauce from Italy, based on basil and grated cheese.
Ingredients
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm)
  Parmesan 7 Ounce
  Lemons 3
  Roasted peanuts 5 Ounce
  Olive oil 5 Ounce
  Milled basil 7 Ounce
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Crush the garlic cloves, wring out the lemons, rub the parmesan and cut in small pieces the peanuts.
Mix into a blender the olive oil, the garlic, basil, the peanuts and lemon juice until you get a paste.
At the end add the parmesan and salt and pepper. That’s it!

If you want to learn more, read here about pesto sauce.

As a final advice: Keep the pesto on the fridge for the next time you prepare pasta. Don’t keep it more than 2 weeks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Basil, Cashew, Cheese, Nut, Pasta, Peanut
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy, Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
Pesto is a popular sauce used for many pasta recipes in Italy, either red (based on tomatoes) or green (based on basil, parsley or even spinach). This recipe uses basil and peanuts, however, you can use other nuts, too.
Subtitle: 
Pesto Recipe

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