A guide to making your own green pesto with recipes and serving suggestions.Make your own pesto at home
Pesto from a jar is great- it's quick and convenient however there's nothing quite like freshly made Pesto sauce when you go to an Italian restaurant. The fresh ingredients from restaurant Italian Pesto give a better flavour.
Would you like to make your own Pesto at home? It's very easy to make, only requires a few ingredients and can be made relatively inexpensively.
Below are a few of my personal favourite homemade green Pesto recipes.
Traditional Pesto sauce originates from the Genoa region of Northern Italy generally comprising basil, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, Parmegiano Regiano (Parmesan) hard cheese and salt.
Below are 3 simple recipes for homemade Pesto to try at home.
|Homemade basil pesto with chorizo|
- Basil and Walnut Pesto
- Basil and Lemon Thyme Pesto
- Traditional Genovese Green Pesto