This Versatile Rocket Basil Pesto Recipe Goes With Any Bland Sandwich

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Our rendition of pesto! Pesto is our guilty secret. We like it on our pizzas, sandwiches, pastas and almost with everything else. If you’re as mad about this dip as us, read on!

Serves: 3-4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

The Elements:

2 cloves garlic

½ cup pine nuts

1½ cup basil leaves

1 cup rocket leaves

½ teaspoon lemon zest

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Salt to taste


Blend together the garlic cloves and pine nuts in a grinder.

Add in the basil, rocket, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and olive oil and grind until you reach a smooth consistency.

Now throw in the grated Parmesan and your pesto is ready!

#EatExtra: Store in an air-tight container, and drizzle a thin layer of olive oil over the top to seal it in. You could use this as a salad dressing, spread for your canapés when you’re entertaining, or even use it with pasta.

Photo Courtesy Of: Madishetty Manasa