Pesto Sauce

By by Vitamix
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Pesto Sauce
Serves
Makes 1½ cups
Ingredients
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 medium garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 cups (80 g) fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons (25 g) pine nuts
  • salt and pepper to taste


Procedure
Simple and delicious, this pesto is a snap to make with the Vitamix.

Place all ingredients, except salt and pepper, into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.

Select variable 1.

Turn machine on and quickly increase speed to variable 7.

Blend for 1 minute, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.

Pesto Sauce

By by Vitamix
Serves
Makes 1½ cups
Ingredients
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 medium garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 cups (80 g) fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons (25 g) pine nuts
  • salt and pepper to taste


Procedure
Simple and delicious, this pesto is a snap to make with the Vitamix.

Place all ingredients, except salt and pepper, into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.

Select variable 1.

Turn machine on and quickly increase speed to variable 7.

Blend for 1 minute, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.