Pasta is one of the best comfort foods out there. No matter what kind of pasta you love, there’s no doubt that eating a plate full of delicious pasta will always feel like a hug especially when it’s infused with some cannabis
Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa in the Liguria region of northern Italy, and from the time the Italians invented pesto it has always been prepared with crushed garlic, basil, and European pine nuts blended with olive oil, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, and including Fiore Sardo, a cheese made from sheep’s milk.
It is possible the mineral-rich seaside soil and temperate climate of Liguria is why pesto sauce has become a beloved sauce in northeren Italy, as they have the perfect conditions for growing basil.
The Italian word for pesto: pestare, means to pound, or to crush. Pesto was originally prepared with a marble mortar and wooden pestle.
From Basil Parmesan Chicken to Spaghetti with Pesto Sauce. This Cannabis infused pesto is the perfect go for all your Italian dishes and then some!!
Cannabis-Infused Pesto Recipe
- 2 cups basil
- 2 cups cannabis olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups garlic
- a handful of pine nuts
- parmesan cheese
Toss all the ingredients into a blender until it’s a nice creamy consistency. Taste, and add more of a specific ingredient if you feel it needs adjusting. Once you’re happy with the taste of your cannabis-infused pesto sauce, scrape it out of the blender and transfer it to a sealable container. It can store well in your refrigerator for up to two weeks. Use as you please – enjoy!