Yummy Homemade Basil Pesto

Homemade Basil Pesto



Yield 1 cup

Full of fresh from the garden ingredients, Homemade Basil Pesto is an excellent addition to your summer reciptes



  1. Place all ingredients except olive oil into a food processor.
  2. Pulse ingredients on low until everything is starting to get the proper consistency.
  3. Pour in the olive oil SLOWLY. It's important that this is done slowly since olive oil can become bitter and emulsify if processed too quickly.
  4. Once processed remove from the processor and put into a glass storage container such as a jar.
  5. Add a splash of lemon juice and stir.
  6. Do a taste test and add a little more salt and pepper if needed.
  7. This should keep in the fridge for about a week but you can also put it in the freezer and it should be good for a couple months.

Courses Appetizer

Cuisine Italian

Recipe by Grace on Parade at