Just Perfect Basil Pesto
Homemade basil pesto sauce is a flavorful and versatile condiment that can be enjoyed with pasta, meats, pizza, or bread. This nut-free version uses sunflower seeds to create a nutty flavor that is sure to please.
preparation: 1 minutes
making: 4 minutes
total: 5 minutes
servings: 4 portions
nutrition: 235 calories per serving
- 100ml of olive oil
- 20g of fresh basil leaves
- 2 garlic cloves
- 20g of sunflower seeds
- ½ lemon
- salt, for taste
- black pepper, for taste
Place basil leaves into a jug.
Add sunflower seeds and squeeze the lemon.
Season with salt and pepper then pour a bit of olive oil.
Blend for a few seconds using an electric blender then add the remaining olive oil.
Blend for a while until all begins to come together.
Place into a small bowl and serve with any pasta.
Keep refrigerated for up to 1 week.