basil pesto

  • 2 cups basil leaves
  • ½ clove garlic, crushed
  • ¼ cup (40g) pine nuts, toasted
  • ¼ cup (20g) finely grated parmesan
  • ½ cup (125ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and cracked black pepper
  1. Place the basil, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan, oil, salt and pepper in a small food processor. 
  2. Process into a coarse paste. Makes 1 cup

Photography: William Meppem

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