Traditional Basil Pesto

Ingredients:

  • 2 small garlic cloves
  • 50g pine nuts, toasted
  • 3 cups basil leaves, chopped
  • 40g parmesan, finely grated
  • 1 cup Saint Sebastian Bay Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Pound garlic, pine nuts and a pinch of sea salt in a mortar and pestle. Remove the mixture and set aside. Add the basil and pound until chopped. Return the ground pine nuts and add the parmesan to the mixture. Gradually add the oil, gently pounding and stirring to combine. Season to taste with sea salt.