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Basil, capsicum and almond pesto

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SmartPoints value per serving
Total Time
10 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
18
Difficulty
Moderate
Add a dollop of tasty homemade pesto to a plate of pasta or as topping for meat or fish. It's an instant dinner winner!

Ingredients

fresh basil

1 cup(s)

garlic

1 clove(s), finely chopped

fresh red chilli

1 whole

red capsicum

1 medium, roasted, not in oil

romano cheese

25 g, grated

blanched almonds

¼ cup(s)

olive oil

2 tbs

Instructions

  1. Place fresh basil leaves, garlic, red chilli, red capsicum, ¼ cup (25g) grated romano cheese and almonds in a food processor. Process until roughly chopped.
  2. With the motor running, gradually add olive oil and process until almost smooth. If pesto is too thick, add a little warm water. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Start eating better than ever!