Jill's Walnut Pesto


Good handful of basil leaves (or rocket)
1/2 cup of walnuts
Glug of olive oil
1/2 cup finely grated Manchego cheese (it’s a hard sheep’s cheese)
1 clove garlic (if using)
Salt and ground black pepper

I use my mini mixer to make it, but you have to pack the basil down and whizz it a couple of times. The olive oil ‘loosens’ the mix. I guess it’s probably 1 to 2 tablespoons. Start with less and add if necessary.

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