Homemade pesto sauce is savory and full of luscious flavor! Drizzle it over vegetables, tofu, meat, chicken or fish. Fold it into your favorite pasta. Use it as a sandwich spread. With a few fresh ingredients you can whip up this pesto recipe in under 5 minutes!
Fresh basil Pine nuts (pignoli) Garlic cloves Extra-virgin olive oil Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (or Parmesan, or Parmesan + Romano) Himalayan salt (or sea salt) Black pepper Fresh lemon juice ( optional )
With this easy pesto recipe, you'll never have to depend on store-bought pesto again! Here's how to make fresh basil pesto, step-by-step:
STEP 1: Wash basil leaves. Completely dry them between ...