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Walnut and parsley 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 a topping for meat or fish. It's an instant dinner winner!

Ingredients

Walnuts

1 cup(s), (100g)

Fresh flat-leaf parsley

1 cup(s)

Baby capers, rinsed, drained

1 tsp

Anchovy fillets in oil, drained

20 g

Fresh lemon rind

1 tbs

Lemon juice

1 tbs

Garlic

1 clove(s)

Olive oil

2 tsp

Instructions

  1. Place walnuts, parsley, capers, anchovy fillets, grated lemon rind, lemon juice and garlic in a food processor.
  2. Process until roughly chopped. 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.

Notes

TIP: Great with osso buco or grilled chicken or fish.