Homemade Pesto

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett
Recipe courtesy of: http://www.simpledish.com/recipes/sides/homemade-pesto

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There is nothing like fresh, homemade pesto.

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3 cups packed fresh basil leaves
4 cloves garlic
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
1/2 tsp salt


  1. Toast pine nuts in dry skillet until golden brown; set aside in bowl to cool. Pour room temperature olive oil into cold skillet and add smashed garlic cloves. Slowly heat olive oil and garlic until warm and fragrant, 5-10 minutes; set aside in bowl to cool.
  2. Combine basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, and nuts in the bowl of a food processor or blender. Blend to a smooth paste. Season to taste if needed.

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