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Vegetable parcels

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Course: Main course

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 large bunch basil
  • 50g parmesan cheese
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 50g pine nuts
  • 200ml olive oil
  • freshly ground white pepper
  • 2 aubergines
  • 2 courgettes
  • 2 (medium) beef tomatoes
  • French bread, to serve

Recipe Instructions

- Pull the fresh basil leaves of the stems and chop coarsely. Cut the cheese into small pieces.
- Puree the basil leaves, parmesan, garlic and pine nuts in a food processor until a thick sauce is formed - the pesto. Season to taste with pepper.
- Cut the aubergines, courgettes and beef tomatoes into bitesize pieces. Cut out 4 squares of aluminium foil about 30cm x 30cm and spread them out on a work surface. Spoon a quarter of the vegetables and 1 tablespoon of pesto on to each piece of foil. Wrap them securely into parcels.
- Grill the vegetable parcels on the barbeque for 6-8 minutes. Delicious served with French bread.

Entered by: Chris Entered: 01/09/2008

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