Pesto Sauce! Pat yourself on the back! You just “discovered” a great restaurant sauce recipe used to help build a successful restaurant business!
The restaurant recipe is a customer requested sauce recipe, as are all the recipes on the website.
So what is this delicious sauce good for anyway?
Preparation time: 25 minutes. Number of servings: 1 1/2 to 2 cups.
Before you begin ... Heat a small skillet over medium low heat. When the pan is heated, add the pine nuts or walnuts stirring or shaking the pan back and forth over the heat to keep the nuts toasting on all sides. The nuts are ready when they are light brown and the wonderful aroma of toasted nuts is obvious. The nuts can also be oven toasted in a pie pan at 300 degrees F for a few minutes.
Okay, let's make the sauce ...
That's it! You're done.
Store the pesto in the refrigerator in a covered container or jar. If you are not using it immediately, stir it before using.
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Did you know? Basil, the main ingredient of modern pesto, likely originated in India and was first domesticated there. Basil took the firmest root in the regions of Liguria, Italy and Provence, France.
This sauce did not become popular in North America until the 1980's and 1990's.