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A sumple pesto flavoured butter perfect for steaks, soasting or in a baked potato
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time11 mins
Course: flavoured butter
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 1 tbsp pine nuts
  • 125 g/4oz unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garllic minced
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Toast the pine nuts n a dry pan for about 1 minute till just golden and aromatic, remove from pan and cool
  • Whazz everything in food processor
  • Chill and roll out using a mini cookie cutter to cut out shapes or roll in baking paper and label before storing in freezer