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How do you make homemade pesto with Basil?
Place 1/2 of the basil in a food processor fitted with the blade attachment or blender. Add the nuts, cheese, garlic, and salt and process or blend until the ingredients are finely chopped. Blend in the rest of the basil. Scrape down the sides of the bowl or pitcher and add the remaining basil.
How do you make pesto in a food processor?
Directions 1 Step 1#N#Place basil, Italian parsley, and garlic into a food processor, pulse several times to combine, and process until… 2 Step 2#N#Mix lemon juice into mixture with the machine running; slowly drizzle olive oil into pesto in the running machine… More …
How do you make pesto sauce greener?
The pesto sauce will stay greener longer that way. Place the basil leaves and pine nuts into the bowl of a food processor and pulse several times. Add the garlic and Parmesan or Romano cheese and pulse several times more. Scrape down the sides of the food processor with a rubber spatula.
How do you make pesto with pine nuts?
Add about half the pine nuts, chop. Add the rest of the pine nuts, chop. Add half of the Parmesan, chop. Add the rest of the Parmesan, and chop. In the end you want a chop so fine that you can press all the ingredients into a basil cake – see the photo up above. Transfer the pesto cake to a small bowl (not much bigger than the cake).