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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine European
Servings (Default: 2)


Basil and Avocado Pesto
Basil and Avocado Pesto
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  1. Toast the pine nuts lightly brown in a coated pan without fat.
  2. Wash the leaves and finer stems of the basil and chop finely with a blender or hand blender. Add the oil and puree. Add the spices, the chopped avocado and finally the pine nuts and puree until a homogeneous mixture is formed.
  3. If you want, you can refine the pesto with a small splash of lemon juice. The quantities given are sufficient for 250 ml pesto.
  4. Spinach and ricotta tortellini go well with this.