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How to make pesto sauce

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The pesto sauce It is one of the most typical sauces of Italian cuisine and is ideal to accompany any pasta dish. It is a sauce It enriches the food in a healthy way, thanks to its ingredients: basil, pine nuts, olive oil and cheese. Usually when we talk about pesto we hope to find one sauce green, but sometimes this can be for example red. This is because the pesto Its base ingredients are olive oil, nuts and basil. But then you can add garlic, dried tomatoes or other herbs.

Low difficulty Ingredients:
  • 1 sprig of fresh basil (approximately 50 grams)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 4 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 1/2 glass of olive oil
  • 100 gr of Parmesan cheese
  • 25 gr of sheep's milk cheese
  • Salt and pepper
You may also be interested in: How to make white pasta sauce Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1

The first thing you have to do is grate the Parmesan cheese and the sheep's milk cheese.

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Next you have to crush the basil bouquet, the peeled garlic and the pine nuts until you get a creamy paste.

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When you get the creamy pasta, you must add salt and pepper and crush it all together again.

4

Then you must add a part of olive oil and mix it well with the blender, this is the base of pesto sauce.

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When you have the different ingredients well mixed, you have to add the rest of the oil little by little while stirring, so that the sauce is homogeneous and creamy.

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You will finally have to add grated cheesess and stir everything with a wooden spoon.

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To finish the pesto sauce you should try salt and pepper in case you have to add a little more.

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