• 50 g fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 25 g pine nuts (toasted, if you wish)
  • 40 g grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 tbsp olive oil


  1. 1

    Put the basil leaves in a food processor with the garlic and pine nuts.

  2. 2

    Blitz for a few seconds, then add the cheese and oil and blitz again until you have a spoonable paste.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 536kj 128kcal 6%
  • Fat 12.2g 17%
  • Saturates 2.6g 13%
  • Sugars 0.2g <1%
  • Salt 0.2g 3%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 1918kj/458kcal

Each serving provides

0.7g carbohydrate 0.6g fibre 3.6g protein

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