Pesto Genovese (Authentic talian Basil Pesto)

Pesto Genovese (Authentic talian Basil Pesto)
  • 2 cloves garlic, or more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated pecorino Romano cheese
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Crush garlic using a mortar and pestle. Add pine nuts; crush with the garlic. Add basil leaves gradually, making circular movements with the pestle, until a smooth paste forms.
  2. Mix Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and pecorino Romano cheese using a wooden spoon. Stir in olive oil until pesto is blended.

05/08/2018
Pesto Genovese (Authentic talian Basil Pesto), recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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