A basic Basil Pesto Recipe that is perfect for the basil bounty in the summer.
- 2 cups basil leaves
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted
- 2–4 minced garlic cloves
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Pulse all ingredients except olive oil in a food processor or blender until chopped. Add olive oil in a stream to incorporate all ingredients.