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Basil Pesto



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Basil Pesto

  • 50 g Parmesan cheese, cubed
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic peeled
  • 1 bunch basil leaves, fresh (stalks removed)
  • 100 g cashew nut, roasted, unsalted
  • 120 g olive oil, extra virgin
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Recipe's preparation

  1. 1.Place parmesan and garlic into TM bowlClosed lid and grate for 10 – 15 seconds on speed 8

    2.Add nuts & basil – process on speed 6 for 10 seconds till smooth – Bowl may need to be scraped down and step repeated

    3.Turn to speed 4 and add the olive oil, slowly until combined well with other ingredients – 40 seconds


    Variation is to add a handful of fresh rocket or baby spinach leaves along with the basil.

    Great on hot pasta, as a dip, to garnish soup or mixed through a salad dressing

    keeps well in the fridge for about a week and can be frozen.


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