70g fresh basil leaves
30g pine kernels or walnuts
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 ml salt
60g grated parmesan cheese
125ml olive oil
- Put the Basil, nuts, garlic and salt into a mortar and grind to a smooth paste.
- Gradually work in the parmesan and olive oil.
- Alternatively place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until fairly smooth.
- Serve tossed in freshly cooked pasta.
- Store in the fridge until needed.