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Basil-Walnut Pesto

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“This is my favorite pesto recipe; rich but healthy due to "good" fats from olive oil and walnuts. It comes from "The Omega Diet." I usually freeze half the recipe for future use.”
READY IN:
12mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place basil, olive oil, walnuts, garlic and salt (if using) in food processor.
  2. Blend until thoroughly combined.
  3. Add Parmesan and butter (if using) and blend 5-10 seconds more.
  4. Just before serving, add 2 Tbsp of hot pasta water from cooked pasta.
  5. Serve over pasta with bread and salad.

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