Basil PestoElena Duggan
- 1 head of garlic, previously confit
- 1 med lemon, previously confit
- 1 large bunch of basil, leaves only
- 50g Parmesan cheese (roughly diced, or grated)
- 50g Pine nuts (lightly toasted, and cooled)
- Ground Black pepper, to taste
- Up to 250g Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Blitz pesto ingredients until paste is formed; continue to blitz until desired consistency
- Add additional lemon juice to taste and to loosen if necessary.
- Adjust seasoning to taste as desired.
- You can utilise reserved and cooled confit Olive oil
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