INGREDIENTS to serve 4 people :-
50 g (2 oz) walnut pieces
50 g (2 oz) sage leaves
2 cloves garlic - crushed
200 ml (7 fl oz) olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
25 g (1 oz) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
salt & pepper to taste
Place all the ingredients except the Parmesan cheese, salt & pepper into a food processor.
Billy whiz to make a coarse paste.
Season lightly and stir in the grated Parmesan cheese.
Stir the pesto into cooked pasta, couscous, or rice, or spoon into vegetable soup.
Alternatively, dollop it onto cooked meat, fish, or poultry.
It is ideal as a speedy standby for a quick meal, as it can be frozen or stored in the fridge.