Basil Pesto

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Total time: 30 min



For the basil pesto, pluck the basil. Roast the pine nuts in a pan without fat and blend in a food processor together with the basil leaves, a little salt and about 50 g olive oil.

If necessary, add a little more oil until you get a nice creamy mixture. Grate cheese and stir in by hand afterwards.

Press pesto into small jars (avoid air pockets) and cover with a layer of olive oil about 3-5 mm high.

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