Homemade Pesto

posted by luvcookin 04-12-99 12:29 PM

Homemade Pesto

2 cloves of garlic, crushed
50 g (2 oz) fresh basil leaves
100 g (4 oz) pine nuts
100 ml (4 fl oz) virgin olive oil
50 g (2 oz) fresh Parmesan cheese, grated
Salt and black pepper
5 ml (1 tsp) lemon juice
45 ml (3 tbsp) single cream
350 g (12 oz) dried pasta

Place garlic, basil and pine nuts in a food processor and blend until very finely chopped. Keeping the blender running on a low speed, drizzle in the olive oil

Stir cheese, seasoning, lemon juice and cream into the sauce.

Toss with cooked pasta and heat through for 2 to 3 minutes.

Serves 4

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