Pesto al Basilico e Aglio Selvatico

Basil and Wild Garlic Pesto

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
4 Grosvenor Square

By Danilo Cortellini

Published 2016

  • About

A great condiment made from humble ingredients in just a couple of minutes, the versatile basil pesto is good to dress salads, meats and fish and is perfect with pasta. The Ligurian tradition calls for all raw ingredients to be pounded and crushed together with a pestle and mortar until creamy, however you can make your life easier and use a food processor.

My personal touch to this recipe is to add a bit of wild garlic when in season. Remember to use fresh Italian basil and