Basil & Macadamia Pesto

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Basil & Macadamia Pesto

5 minutes
Calories 1600kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh basil (30 g / 1.1 oz)
  • 1/3 cup macadamia nuts (30 g / 1.1 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons pinenuts (30 g / 1.1 oz)
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (30 g / 1.1 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil (30 g / 1.1 oz)
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese (30 g / 1.1 oz)

Instructions

  • Wash the basil, peel and mash the garlic, juice and zest the lemon.
  • Place the oil, basil, garlic, lemon, macadamia and pine nuts, salt and pepper into a food processor ...
  • ...
  • and pulse until smooth.
  • Optionally, add grated parmesan cheese and pulse for a few more seconds.
  • I used Bamix hand blender with a chopping bowl attachment.
  • When done, use immediately or spoon the mixture in a glass jar, top with a bit of olive oil and seal properly with a lid.

Nutrition

Calories: 1600kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:51:05.

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