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Lunch-box Friendly Pesto

Brenda Janschek
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins


  • 4-5 healthy bunches of basil or a mix of greens coriander, parsley, baby spinach or rocket
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts or pepitas
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Good squeeze of lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4-1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil


  • Put all the ingredients except olive oil in food processor or thermomix and blend to form a paste. Add olive oil and blend to preferred consistency.