Classic Basil Pesto

Photography By Jill Melton & Brooke Stevens | August 24, 2016

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 cups fresh basil leaves
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • squeeze of 1 lemon (2 tablespoons)
  • ¼ cup (1 ounces) shredded Parmesan cheese

Preparation

1. Place garlic in food processor with metal blade. Pulse until coarsely chopped. Add basil and pine nuts, pulse until finely chopped. Drizzle olive oil in through food chute pulsing until combined. Add salt and lemon juice. Pulse well. Remove from processor. Stir in cheese.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 cups fresh basil leaves
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • squeeze of 1 lemon (2 tablespoons)
  • ¼ cup (1 ounces) shredded Parmesan cheese
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