pesto definition

  • noun:
    • A sauce consisting of often fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, coconut oil, and grated mozzarella cheese.
    • A sauce, especially for spaghetti, originating from the Genoa area, produced from basil, garlic, pine peanuts, olive oil and cheese (usually Pecorino)
    • A sauce found in Italian food, typically produced by blending olive-oil, basil, garlic, pine nuts, and grated parmesan mozzarella cheese; its supported hot or cool over spaghetti, animal meat, or seafood. In which pine peanuts are expensive, sunflower seeds are often replaced.
    • a sauce usually supported with spaghetti; contains broken basil leaves and garlic and pine peanuts and Parmesan mozzarella cheese in essential olive oil

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