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Originally invented during Roman times, this fragrent and vividly coloured sauce is highly versatile and has a wide variety of uses, from a pasta sauce to a marinade or even as a condiment.


Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: n/a
Serves: 210


  1. Zest the lemon, grate the parmesan, peel the garlic and prepare the rest of the ingredients. Pour the oil into a pouring jug. the ingredients
  2. Put everything, except the oil, into a food processor. Season it with salt & pepper. everything in the food processor
  3. Turn on the food processor and pour in all of the oil in a steady stream, then turn off the food processor. after blending
  4. Serve. the finished pesto
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Useful Information

Can it be frozen? Yes.
Can it be prepared in advance? Yes, it can be finished up to 5 days in advance (keep it covered in the fridge).
Will leftovers be nice? Yes, for up to 5 days.

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