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What is the best way to make pesto at home?
Put into a food processor with the basil, parmesan, olive oil and garlic cloves. Whizz until smooth, then season to taste.
How do you make pesto with Basil and garlic?
Place basil, Italian parsley, and garlic into a food processor, pulse several times to combine, and process until basil is finely chopped, about 30 seconds. Add pine nuts to basil mixture; process until finely chopped, 30 more seconds. Process Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese into mixture until finely ground.
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.
Can you make pesto in a blender?
Yes, making pesto in a blender is just as simple as making pesto in the food processor. Pulse the basil, nuts, garlic, and cheese until blended; then slowly add the olive oil through the opening in the lid, blending as you go. Can you make pesto in a Vitamix? Yes, you can. Vitamix has specific directions for making pesto sauce in the Vitamix.