Brazil Nut Pesto

    Brazil Nut Pesto


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    This paste is great for putting on or in meat and pastas, or with cottage cheese in stuffed pasta shells.

    Serves: 12 

    • 3 cups chopped fresh basil
    • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/2 cup pine nuts
    • 1/8 cup Brazil nuts
    • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
    • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder

    Preparation:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. Place the basil in a blender. Pour in about 1 tablespoon of the oil, and blend basil into a paste. Gradually add pine nuts, Brazil nuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic, chilli powder and remaining oil. Continue to blend until smooth.

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