Yummy Pesto

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“A great, standard pesto recipe”
READY IN:
15mins
YIELD:
4 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place basil leaves and garlic in food processor or blender and process until leaves are finely chopped.
  2. Add nuts and process until nuts are finely chopped.
  3. Add cheese and process until combined.
  4. With the machine running, add olive oil in a slow, steady stream.
  5. After the oil is incorporated, turn off the machine and add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. If not using immediately, store in an air-tight container with a thin coating of olive oil on top to keep the sauce from turning dark.
  7. Pesto will keep well in the refrigerator for a week or more.
  8. This recipe yields approximately 3-1/2 to 4 cups, and can be halved.

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