How to Make a Delicious Pesto with Basil?

Fresh, nutritious ingredients come together so fast for the best recipe for pesto with basil!

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– Basil leaves – Pine nuts – Cheese – Garlic – Olive oil


Add the basil and nuts to a food processor and pulse several times.


Add garlic and cheese and pulse a couple more times. Scrape down the sides of the processor.


While the food processor is running, slowly pour in the olive oil and lemon juice. You may need to pause to scrape down the sides again.


Continue to process until you reach the desired consistency. Add salt and pepper, or more to taste.


Serve in a beautiful bowl with a drizzle of olive oil and sprinkle of cheese.

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