Homemade Pesto Recipe
Homemade Pesto Recipe - An easy recipe for homemade basil pesto! Pesto is made from a mixture of fresh basil, garlic, cheese, nuts, and olive oil. Find out how to make it at home!
Servings 1 Cup
- 2 Cups Fresh Basil Leaves
- 2 Cloves Garlic
- ⅓ Cup Pine Nuts
- ½ Cup Parmesan Cheese, Fresh
- ¼ Teaspoon Salt
- ¼ Teaspoon Pepper
- ½ Cup Olive Oil
Add the fresh basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper to the bowl of your food processor. Pulse 5 times until a coarse mixture forms.
Turn the food processor on low and slowly add the olive oil in a steady stream.
Serve the pesto immediately or store in a small bowl covered with plastic wrap in the refrigerator.
Calories: 1474kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 152g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 1388mg | Potassium: 456mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2925IU | Vitamin C: 10.5mg | Calcium: 688mg | Iron: 5mg