Homemade Basil Pesto – So Easy to Make and Delicious!

How to Make Basil Pesto Any serious cook will tell you that basil pesto is a must-have condiment. So delicious on so many dishes, it’s a versatile addition to any kitchen. But how do you make this amazing condiment? Well, I’m going to show you how!

Once you’ve mastered the basic recipe, feel free to experiment with other herbs and spices. Try adding a little thyme or oregano for a different flavor, or use roasted red peppers instead of traditional tomatoes. The possibilities are endless! So go ahead and give Basil Pesto a try – your taste buds will thank you.

How to Make Basil Pesto

How to Make Basil Pesto - A Must Have Condiment- Delicious!

chef jean pierre 200x200 1Chef Jean-Pierre
A great Pesto is a must have as a condiment for anyone who loves to cook. I will show you have to use it with pasta, on top of fish, poultry, tomatoes mozzarella and many other dishes!!! And the best part is that you can freeze at least for 17 years!!!
5 from 3 votes
Servings 2 cups

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 6 Garlic Cloves peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup Blanched Almonds, Pine, or Macadamia Nuts
  • 2 cups (approximately) tightly packed fresh sweet Basil Leaves (reserve a few leaves to make a chiffonade for decoration)
  • ½ cup freshly grated Reggiano Parmesan Cheese
  • ¼ tsp freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Recipe Instructions

  • In a food processor, combine all ingredients and blend until the pesto looks like a coarse paste.

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