Parsley and Basil Lemon Pesto Dip
What’s great about it:
Pesto is delicious on pasta, bread and even as a marinade. It is a great way to use up leftover herbs and flavour food without added salt. This pesto has a zest of lemon which can be used as a spread or mix with olive oil and yoghurt for a dressing.
Serves 10 | Prep time 10 minutes | Cook time 0 minutes
1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted
2 tablespoons hazelnut, toasted
1 cup parsley fresh, washed
1 cup basil fresh, washed
2 cloves garlic, fresh with skin removed
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 cup Light Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ lemon, juice
ADD all the ingredients except the oil and lemon juice to a food processor.
BLITZ for a few seconds before slowly adding the oil.
TURN food processor off and add half the lemon juice.
TASTE and add more lemon juice if required.
Recipe courtesy of: Raymonda Hall, Blackwater Branch
Filed under: parsley, basil, lemon, dip