Make your own basil pesto!
Basil pesto is a tasty sauce you can add to many dishes including pasta, sandwiches, salads or it's also great as a dip for crackers and fresh vegetables!
- 2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed
- 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/3 cup pine nuts (can sub chopped walnuts)
- 3 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 tablespoon)
- 1/4 teaspoon salt, or more to taste
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or more to taste