How to Make Easy Homemade Basil Pesto
How to Make Easy Homemade Basil Pesto. This recipe is quick, easy, fresh, and SO versatile! Loaded with basil, pine nuts, garlic, lemon, and parmesan . . . this tastes like summer! PSST - I have ingredient substitutions and serving suggestions listed below!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 16 tablespoons
- 1/4 cup pine nuts
- 2 cups packed basil
- 4 cloves garlic
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- salt to taste
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with a silicone baking mat.
Place pine nuts onto prepared baking sheet.
Bake in preheated oven for 5-10 minutes, or until nuts are golden brown.
Place all ingredients into food processor and process until well combined.
Serve with pasta, pizza, crackers, bread, etc!
Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1618IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 1mg