Homemade Basil Pesto
Homemade Basil Pesto made with fresh basil leaves, pine nuts, cheese and olive oil is a delicious condiment recipe that adds flavor and color to your meals.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Servings: 32 servings
- 2 cups fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 cup pine nuts
- 3/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
- 3 large fresh garlic cloves
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup olive oil
Pulse basil in a food processor several times.
Add the pine nuts, garlic, and cheese. Pulse several more times, scraping down the sides of the food processor with a rubber spatula.
Slowly add olive oil while the food processor is running. Be sure to scrape down sides of food processor intermittently during this process.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serving: 1tbsp | Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 99IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg