Malcolm Harradine : TV Chef
Mel and Mal's Pesto Sauce
- 2 handfuls of fresh basil leaves
- 2 tsbps of pine nuts
- 2 cloves of crushed garlic
- 1/2 tsp of Malvern salt
- 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- 4 tsp extra virgin olive oil
Fantastic with a simple pasta dish, this pesto sauce also compliments fish such as salmon and sea bass perfectly
Serves : 4 Prep/Cooking Time : 10 mins
Tip : Transfer to an airtight container (Lock and Lock mini containers are ideal for this use) and place in the fridge until ready to use.
Using a pestle and mortar (or a mini liquidiser), crush the garlic with the salt, add the basil and the pine nuts and pound this for 2 or 3 mins.
Slowly add the olive oil, mixing all the time. Season to taste.
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