FRESH BASIL PESTO
Easy basil pesto recipe. Aromatic, fresh and extremly flavorful. Watch my video above to see how simply this recipe comes together!
- 2/3 cup Olive Oil
- 2 tsp lemon juice or 1/2 of a freshly squeezed lemon
- 1/4 cup pine nuts can be subbed for almonds
- 1/4 cup cashews can be subbed for almonds
- 2 cup basil leaves packed
- 3 garlic cloves
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- Dash of black pepper
- 1/4 cup parmesian
Toast pine nuts and cashews (or almonds) in a skillet for about 5 minutes. Keep an eye to make sure they do not burn. Set aside to cool.
Add Olive oil and lemon juice to your high powered blender or food processor
Once cooled add nuts and remaining ingredients and pulse until all ingredients are evenly combined.