Salsa pesto is originally from Italy, it is a sauce like the one we make in Catalonia, “la Picada” to accompany dishes. It’s a cheaper version than the one made with pine nuts … but just as tasty.

It’s an easy and quick sauce … with this sauce you have a first course of pasta in which it takes a while to boil the pasta … or a good accompaniment of meat and fish, while they are cooked on the grill or barbecue.

Ingredients for the pesto sauce

  • 1 large bunch of fresh parsley
  • 1 onion
  • 10 basil leaves
  • 120 gr. of Hazelnuts black Ca Rosset
  • 100 ml. of extra virgin olive oil Ca Rosset
  • 1 touch of powdered parmesan
  • pepper
  • sal

Hazelnut pesto sauce procedure

It is a very easy procedure .. just enter all the ingredients in the blender jar, turmix or thermomix …

Hazelnuts, Parmesan powder, garlic, herbs, oil and salt and grind for 30 seconds / veil 7. Stir and see how the texture is and if we want it more creamy, continue to grind for a few more seconds. Store in an airtight container until ready to serve. durability in the refrigerator and covered more than two weeks.