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got load of basil...pesto recipe anyone?

(9 Posts)
HairyIrene Thu 04-Oct-07 18:01:59

well, its 5 oz, free from kindly my salad man..
is it enough to make reasonable amount of pesto or ... any other ideas..??

tia

sputnik Thu 04-Oct-07 18:26:02

Sounds like a good amount. Add garlic, pine nuts (you can substitute cashews), salt and lots of olive oil. Serve with parmesan

nappyaddict Thu 04-Oct-07 18:32:30

yep. add some cheese, olive oil, walnuts/pinenuts and whizz it all up in a blender

HairyIrene Thu 04-Oct-07 19:06:18

sputnik, nappy addict thanks
will be motar and pestling soon (no blender)

have pine nuts too, short on parmesean though...argh!

PestoPumpkinMonster Thu 04-Oct-07 19:08:50

Helloooooooooooo!!

You called?
grin

sputnik Thu 04-Oct-07 19:17:21

It tastes better done by hand

HairyIrene Thu 04-Oct-07 19:22:15

aw, sputnik, you make me feel better about my cave man ways!

nappyaddict Thu 04-Oct-07 19:39:32

ha ha i haven't the patience to do it by hand

HairyIrene Thu 04-Oct-07 20:16:23

well nappyaddict..ahh, it'll get the rage out and you will just have to admire my toned upper arms...

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