Basil Pesto

Harvest that fragrant bounty of basil and enjoy it to its fullest. Stir a little bit into pasta or rice for a taste sensation, or use it as a spread for sandwiches, topping for pizza, and more.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place all the ingredients into a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  • Use immediately or store in an airtight container and refrigerate until use.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place all the ingredients into a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  • Use immediately or store in an airtight container and refrigerate until use.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium40mg
Total Carbohydrate3g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars0g
Protein3g