Easy Basil Pesto

July, 3rd 2020


5 or more

Ready In:


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Good For:

Pasta and more

what you will need
  • 2 cups Fresh basil (washed and dried)
  • 1/2 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup Shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 Pine nuts
  • 1/4 Fresh Lemon juice
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • Salt 
  • Pepper
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes

Step by Step Instructions

  1. Start with washing your basil leaves, then lay flat to dry. You can also use a salad spinner to drain the water. 

2. Place basil into a food processor, add parmesan, pine nuts, garlic cloves, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Process until smooth.

3. Store inside an airtight jar.