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FRESH BASIL PESTO

Debra C.
Easy basil pesto recipe. Aromatic, fresh and extremly flavorful. Watch my video above to see how simply this recipe comes together!
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 10

Equipment

  • High Powered Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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.
Keyword BASIL, BASIL PESTO