Pesto Genovese

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Region Italy
Categories Partial recipes
Tags Basic recipes, Classics, Tapas, Mezes & Antipasti
Servings: 0
Preperation time: 5 minutes.
Cooking time: 5 minutes.
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The original pesto recipe. Learn this one and make your own pesto. You can always make your own variations but make sure you understand the basics.

Pesto Genovese

The ingredients for pesto genovese:

  • 2 cloves garlic; chopped
  • 15 gram pine nuts; roasted
  • 50 gram basil; only the leaves
  • 75 gram Parmigiano-Reggiano; grated
  • 50 milliliter extra virgin olive oil;

How to make pesto genovese?

  1. Crush the garlic, the pine nuts, the basil, the Parmigiano-Reggiano and the extra virgin olive oil in a blender or a mortar; using a mortar will give a more authentic structure to the result.
  2. Your result is ready for further use.

Recipes in which pesto genovese is used:

Pasta with ham, pesto and tomato
Pasta with ham, pesto and tomato
Jeroen van der Linde



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