Homemade basil pesto recipe


PestoPesto is definitely my favourite sauce. I love it on pasta, sandwiches or as a salad dressing. It is healthy, tasty and takes only 5 minutes to prepare.

Preparation time : 5 min

Serving size : 2-3 persons


  • 2 hands full basil
  • ½ cup toasted pine nuts ( you may use toasted almonds as a substitute)
  • 50 gr shredded parmesan cheese
  • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice

Note : 1 cup – a standard cup of 240 ml

Pulse all the ingredients, except parmesan in a food processor. Turn out into a bowl add the parmesan and adjust for salt and pepper to taste. If You like add 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice at the end.




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