Basil & Walnut Pesto

Use the finest basil and a fruity olive oil to encapsulte the summer flavours of the Mediterranean.

With a rich nutty flavour, Basil & Walnut Pesto is the ideal accompaniment to pasta or salads.

Recipe provided by Fiona at

Rating 5
  • Serves 0
  • Cooking Time mins
  • Preparation Time mins


  • 60g basil (large bunch)
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 25g walnuts
  • 25g parmesan cheese, grated
  • 150ml fruity olive oil
Basil & Walnut Pesto


1. Roughly tear the basil and throw into the goblet of a liquidiser along with the garlic, walnuts, and grated parmesan cheese.

2. With the motor running, drizzle in the olive oil. Pulse until you achieve your preferred consistency from a rustic chunky to quite smooth.

Keep refrigerated in a sealed jar until ready to use. Keeps about a week.

Recipe provided by Fiona

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