Pesto Sauce

by - https://thebatchlady.com/r/3288/

Pesto is such a great sauce to have in the freezer. It can be used in so many dishes from pasta dishes to sauces.

Prep Time
Total Time
Difficulty
Intermediate
Cuisine
Italian
Servings
4

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories
249kcal
Fat
26.1g
Sat. Fat
4.2g
Carbs
1.7g
Sugars
0.3g
Fibre
0.4g
Protein
3.4g
Salt
392mg
Ingredients
Serves

Ingredients

  • Pine nuts
    5 tablespoon
  • Olive oil
    11 tablespoon
  • Frozen chopped garlic
    2 tsp
  • Grated parmesan cheese
    5 tablespoon
  • Basil leaves (as much in the cup as possible)
    2 cups
  • Salt
    0.5 tsp

Method

  1. Method

    Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until you reach the desired consistency. If it is a little thick you can add some more oil. Pour into some ice cube trays, the silicone bottom ones are perfect for this.

  2. Freeze

    Freeze for a few hours, once solid, pop out and put them in a sealable freezer bag, labelled pesto.

  3. Ready to Eat

    These defrost in minutes so are great for those last minute meals.

Comments

2 comments
  1. Hi, I live on my own and love to spend time batching meals for my freezer. How many ice cubes of pesto would you recommend for one meal?

    Many thanks

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