Fetta, garlic, basil and lemon pesto

Fetta, garlic, basil and lemon pesto

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Makes
2/3 cup
Prep
10 mins
Cooking time
20 mins
Photographer
Ian Hofstetter

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
1 head garlic
125g creamy fetta cheese
1/4 cup basil leaves
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
1 tablespoon salt-reduced vegetable stock
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 lemon, juiced
few drops tabasco sauce

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to moderate, 180ºC. Bake the garlic for 20 minutes.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a food processor or blender. Cut the end off the head of garlic and squeeze the softened garlic into mixture.
  3. Process until a paste-like consistency is achieved. Use to toss through hot pasta for a delicious creamy sauce.
  4. Store, chilled, in an airtight container for about 1 week.

Variation

  • For an extra zing, add some chopped chilli, to taste.
Tags:
healthy
diet
low
fat. low-fat. low
calorie
low-calorie
skinny
nutritional
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