Home-made pesto is incomparable with the one you can buy in shops. It is prepared with simple and genuine ingredients, and its taste and aroma will be enchanting. It can be quickly and easily prepared with an electric blender.
For 4 persons
50 grams of basil leaves, possibly small and biological
1 garlic clove
5-6 TSP extra-virgin olive oil
50 grams of parmesan and dry pecorino cheese
3 TSP pinenuts
320 grams of pasta (trofie or linguine)
Gently wash and dry the basil leaves. Put them in the bowl of a blender, add the garlic clove, peeled, cheese in small pieces, pine-nuts and the extra virgin olive oil. Blend till you obtain a thick cream.
Cook the pasta in boiling water with salt. Put the pesto cream in a bowl that can contain the pasta, and make it thinner by adding few TSP of the pasta boiling water, till obtaining a creamy sauce. Drain the pasta, add it to the pesto, mix and serve.
Made with Olive Oil
Recipes where Olive Oil is always a good ingredient.