How to Make Basil Pesto! An Easy, Healthy Recipe!

How to Make Basil Pesto! An Easy, Healthy Recipe!

Try this fresh, flavorful easy Basil Pesto sauce recipe! It’s a tasty sauce for your pasta, pizza, bread, and sandwiches. Store some in your fridge and enjoy it anytime!

In this cooking video Karen Breyer will show you step-by-step how to make this easy, Basil Pesto recipe! This homemade pesto sauce recipe will be perfect for your next Italian pasta dinner! Watch this cooking video and make some easy, healthy, tasty Basil Pesto sauce today!

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RECIPE: Basil Pesto

½ cup pine nuts or walnuts, toasted
2 cups fresh basil
2 teaspoons minced garlic
⅓ cup olive oil
¼ – ½ cup Parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon Kosher salt (or to taste)
⅛ teaspoon fresh ground pepper (or to taste)

1: Add the nuts and basil to a food processor or blender. Pulse the ingredients together until mixed.
2: Add the rest of the ingredients and blend to a smooth paste.
3: Store in the refrigerator until ready to use. Toss Basil Pesto with pasta, spread it on a sandwich, crackers, bread or toast, dollop it over potatoes, or spread it on a pizza crust and make pizza!

You can use 4 garlic cloves in place of the minced garlic or to your taste.

Store this Basil Pesto in the refrigerator until you are ready to use it. Freeze for up to 3 months.

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