Why you'll love it
Basil pesto is the best way to use up all of your fresh basil. It's a delicious sauce you will love.
what you need:
Fresh basil Parmesan cheese Pine nuts Olive oil Garlic cloves Lemon juice
Basil pesto originated in Italy and is made with just 6 ingredients.
First, assemble all of the ingredients for your homemade pesto into a high-speed food processor. You can also use a blender if needed.
Pulse pesto on high for 60-90 seconds or until as sauce forms. Add more olive oil as needed to thing things out. Make sure not to over process.
Serve your homemade pesto recipe as a dip for bread or a sauce on pasta. You can even use it as a spread on sandwiches!
Pesto is so delicious as a marinade or sauce for pasta. Try our Chicken Pesto Pasta!
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