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Basil Pesto Recipe

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins


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
  • 24 minced garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Pulse all ingredients except olive oil in a food processor or blender until chopped. Add olive oil in a stream to incorporate all ingredients.