Purple Basil & Rocket Pesto

A wonderful rich reddish-purple colour, and intensely flavoured, purple basil combined with rocket produces a really gutsy flavoured pesto. Do not restrict to serving with pasta, it works well with grilled fish, chicken and salads.

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Ingredients

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Recipe

  • good handful of purple basiland rocket (about 30 g each)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 25 g pine nuts
  • 25 g parmesan cheese, grated
  • 100 - 125 ml fruity olive oil

Purple Basil & Rocket Pesto Directions

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  2. 1. Place the purple basil, rocket, garlic, pine nuts and parmesan cheese into the goblet of a liquidiser and pulse to grind a little.
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  4. 2. With the motor running, pour in the olive oil to form a smooth sauce, the quantity of oil being dependent on the consistency of pesto required.
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