Norfolk County Ontario’s Garden
Norfolk County Tourism





2 lbs Russian Fingerling Potatoes

2 ¾ oz fresh basil

2 tbsp pine nuts

3 cloves garlic, crushed

½ cup olive oil

½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

Salt and pepper

Fresh basil sprigs to garnish




  1. Cook the potatoes in a saucepan of boiling salted water for 15 min or until tender. Drain well, transfer to a warm serving dish and keep warm until required.
  2. Meanwhile, put the basil, pine nuts, garlic and a little salt and pepper to taste in a food processor. Blend for 30 seconds, add in the oil gradually, until smooth
  3. Remove the mixture from the food processor and place in a mixing boil. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese.
  4. Spoon the pesto sauce over the potatoes and mix well. Garnish with fresh basil sprigs and serve immediately.