Roasted Red Pepper Pesto
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A fresh, light and full of flavour Pesto that is quick and easy to make
Recipe type: Main
Serves: 2
  • 2 Large sweet Red Peppers
  • A Handful of fresh basil leaves
  • A Handful of fresh Spinach leaves
  • 4-5 pieces sun ripened tomatoes (from a Jar)
  • ½ lime (juice only)
  • 1 tsp capers
  • Good quality olive oil (quantity dependant on amount)
  1. First preheat the oven to high to roast the peppers
  2. Add them to a baking tray and roast for around 20 minutes, turning once throughout (the peppers are ready when part charred.
  3. Leave the peppers to cook, then de-seed, de-skin and chop into rough pieces
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients and add about 2 tbsp olive oil.
  5. Switch on the blender and blend until smooth
  6. Continue to add more olive oil until the consistency is smooth and runny but not too oily
  7. Season with salt and pepper
  8. To serve mix through cooked pasta
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