• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 6 Servings

Il Pesto

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Italian, Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 lb Pig's liver
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 1 ts Chives; chopped
  • 1/2 c Cheese, sharp white;
  • -grated
  • 2 c Basil, fresh
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1/4 c Black walnuts
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Pepper; black
  • 3/4 c Olive oil


Saut”š the liver in the butter; when cool, remove from pan & chop coarsely.
In a blender or food processor combine the basil, garlic, walnuts, chives,
cheese, salt, pepper, and 1/4 cup of the olive oil. Blend at low speed
until a pur”še consistency is achieved. Slowly add the remaining oil,
blending at low speed until the oil is completely incorporated and the
consistency is that of whipped cream. Add the liver and blend another 5
seconds and no longer; the texture of the liver should be discernible.
Serve as a spread for crackers or as a sauce for spaghetti; if the latter,
increase the oil to 1-1/2 cups.

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?