There are a million things you can do with pesto. But I urge you not to buy shop bought cack when you can make it at home and have it taste so much better.

Smug level (9)

75g basil leaves (large bunch)
3-4 tablespoons parmesan or pecorino cheese
salt & pepper
1 tablespoon pine nuts
2 cloves garlic (crushed)
100ml extra virgin olive oil

In a food processor or with a hand blender, blend the basil, cheese, garlic & pine nuts into a thick paste. Gradually add all the olive oil. Season with salt & pepper and you’re ready to go.

as part of a pasta sauce, as a salad dressing or over potatoes, beans etc. Experiment.

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