Create a beautiful fresh-from-the-herb-garden pesto sauce in only a few minutes.
Pesto, italian pesto, garlic sauce, fresh basil, how to make pesto, herb sauces
Fresh Basil Leaves, packed
You Can Substitute Walnuts
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Sea Salt and Pepper to Taste
Freshly Grated Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese
You Can Substitute Parmigiano Grana Cheese
Combine the basil, garlic and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped.
While pulsing, slowly add the olive oil.
Process until all ingredients are well blended.
Add salt and pepper to taste and pulse until smooth.
Stir in the grated cheese or sprinkle on top.
This can be frozen in an air-tight container but don't add the cheese. Drizzle a little oil over the top before freezing. Thaw and then stir in cheese or sprinkle on top.