Simple homemade pesto

Based on 17 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
1 clove garlic
40 g basil
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
40 g pine nuts (toasted)
40 g Parmesan cheese (grated)
80 ml olive oil
1 tsp sugar
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Utensils

  • food processor
  • cutting board
  • knife

Nutrition per serving

Cal
112
Protein
2 g
Fat
11 g
Carb
0 g
  • Step 1/2

    • 1 clove garlic
    • 40 g basil
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp pepper
    • food processor
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Peel and chop garlic. Gather basil leaves and roughly chop. Add to food processor and season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 2/2

    • 40 g pine nuts
    • 40 g Parmesan cheese
    • 80 ml olive oil
    • 1 tsp sugar

    Add toasted pine nuts, grated Parmesan, olive oil, and sugar. Blend until pesto is smooth and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Enjoy on pasta or sandwiches!