Basil Pesto

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 495


4 ounces fresh basil, stems removed
4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons pine nut Toasted Nuts, homemade or pretoasted
2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/3 cup freshly grated imported Parmesan cheese
salt and ground black pepper to taste


Chop the basil and garlic finely in a food processor. Add the pine nuts, olive oil, Parmesan, salt, and pepper and process in pulses until well blended. Use immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

From Homemade In A Hurry. Text copyright © 2006 by Andrew Schloss. Cover photograph copyright © 2006 by Noel Barnhurst. All rights reserved. First published by Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco, California.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 495
Calories from Fat: 390

This Basil Pesto recipe is from the Homemade in a Hurry Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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