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Should I Blanche basil for pesto if I plan to freeze it?

asked by Dona about 7 years ago

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pierino
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added about 7 years ago

No Blanche, just make it the way you would do anyway. A hot water bath will just murder the basil flavor.

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Panfusine
added about 7 years ago

murder would be an apt word.. trust me, blanched herbs & pesto do not go together!

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