For 4 servings
Prep and cook time: 15 min
Cannot be frozenIngredients:
60 g | 2 oz | 1/2 cup whole almonds
50 g | 1 3/4 oz | 1 1/2 cups basil, leaves only, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
80 ml | 3 fl oz | 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice, plus extra if needed
500 g | 18 oz | 4 cups green beans, trimmed
freshly ground black pepperMethod:
1 Combine the basil leaves, almonds, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and some salt and pepper in a food processor.
2 Blend on high until you have a paste. Adjust seasoning to taste with more salt, pepper, or lemon juice.
3 Cook the beans in a large saucepan of salted, boiling water until tender to the bite, about 3 minutes.
4 Drain well and toss immediately with the pesto. Season with salt and pepper before serving.