Recipe: basil pesto

Hey presto, it's easy to make pesto pasta!

January is a great time to make use of the abundance of fresh basil, a fragrant summer herb much loved by home cooks for its versatility. One of the best known ways to use a big bunch of basil is to whiz up a batch of basil pesto. It’s delicious stirred through pasta, either by itself of topped with more cheese or other additions like sliced chicken.

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