Basil & Chive Pesto

deck 4I love basil.  Caprese salads are my favourite with tomato, bocconcini and fresh basil.  For this reason I am growing basil and tomato’s.  Recently the basil plants were a bit out of control, and the chive plant needed a hair cut badly.  So I made Basil & Chive pesto.

 

 

 

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups of packed fresh basil

1/2 cup of chives

3 cloves of garlic

1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons pine nuts

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender, and blend to a smooth paste.  You can use ice-cube trays to freeze what you aren’t going to eat any time soon.

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It doesn’t look like much but it’s very tasty.

Keep chopping, growing and creating.

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One thought on “Basil & Chive Pesto

  1. Payal July 18, 2014 / 7:18 am

    Looks Yummy! 🙂 I shall try it for my little fellow!

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