Easy Basil Pesto


This quick and easy basil pesto recipe consists of 7 ingredients, including Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and olive oil. Serve with hot noodles or for dipping with crusty bread.



What you need:


  • 2 large garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 2 c fresh basil
  • 1/2 c olive oil
  • 1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 c pine nuts
  • pinch salt
  • pinch black pepper

What you do:


  • Combine garlic, basil and pine nuts and pulse in a food processor or blender.  
  • Pour mixture into a bowl.  
  • Stir together remaining ingredients and let sit for at least an hour before serving.  
  • Great with hot pasta or for dipping with crusty bread.