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based on 82 ratings

Pesto is more than just a sauce for pasta or meat, use it in your favourite recipes to give them extra flavour, use in sandwiches or spread a layer onto the bread before adding cheese to make cheese on toast even better.

recipe updated Feb 3, 2022


  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    120 g
  • Pine nuts icon
    Pine nuts
    2 tablespoons
  • Fresh basil leaves icon
    Fresh basil leaves
    100 g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    ½ teaspoon
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    120 g


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  1. Fit extra fine grating disc (1) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Fit max blade to kCook bowl
  4. Add olive oil, pine nuts, fresh basil leaves, garlic clove and sea salt to the kCook bowl
  5. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  6. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  7. Grate parmesan cheese into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  8. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  9. Attach lid to kCook bowl with filler cap fitted
  10. Blend with filler cap fitted - 30 sec, speed 12
  11. Serve
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