10gof garlicabout 1-2 cloves of garlic, depending on how much you like garlic!
150mlolive oiluse 75ml water:75ml olive oil for a lower fat version
30gfresh basil leaves removed from stalk
100groasted red peppersfrom jar – drained and rinsed
Peel your garlic, remove any tough stalks from the basil
Put all ingredients in the food processor/blender and blend. If you want it chunky pulse it until it reaches your desired consistency. If you want it super smooth blend for longer until its becomes creamy and smooth!
Taste and season to see if it needs more salt or lemon juice
Serve with 500g of cooked pasta of choice – generally we serve 2 parts pasta to 1 part pesto for the perfect balance!