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Avocado Basil Pesto (Oil free)


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Ingredients

1 jar(s)

  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 25 g fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 30 g Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • salt, (optional)
  • 6
    5min
    Preparation 5min
    Baking/Cooking
  • 7
    easy
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    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Place avocado, basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts and lemon juice in the mixing bowl 15 seconds / Speed 8 (scrape down and repeat if necessary)

  2. Add water and mix 5 seconds / Speed 8 (add more water if you like a thinner consistency)

  3. Add parmesan cheese and salt (if using) 20 seconds / Counter-clockwise operation / Speed 1

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Tip

Can be frozen for later use


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  • Tasty. I like my basil finer.

    Submitted by NanCee.60 on 28. June 2016 - 11:24.

    Tasty. I like my basil finer. Would try chopping basil (& nuts) first. i used half tablespoon lemon. 

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  • I had this with zucchini

    Submitted by Lisagreg10 on 22. February 2016 - 08:59.

    I had this with zucchini zoodles/noodles and it was beautiful! I will be having again but probably will only use one tablespoon of pinenuts next time. Highly recommended.

     

     

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  • Got lots of compliments on

    Submitted by Mich2013 on 20. December 2015 - 13:15.

    Got lots of compliments on this dip at a friends last night, really refreshing ,tasty and easy. I added a generous dob of sour cream to bulk it up and used the whole avocado but other than that followed the recipe yum

    add to the thumbs up file!! tmrc_emoticons.)

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