Easy Basil Pesto
Posted May 2nd, 2016
Pesto is not only delicious on pasta it also goes great in omelettes, dips, on top of soups and spread on sandwiches. This herb based sauce packs a powerful flavor punch.
2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
1/3 cup pine nuts or walnuts
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup fresh grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup Clearly Organic Olive Oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Place basil and nuts into a food processor. Pulse several times, then add garlic and cheese. Pulse several more times and scrape down the sides of the food processor bowl with a spatula. While the food processor is running, slowly add the olive oil in a steady stream. Stop a few times while adding oil to scrape down the side with spatula. Continue running food processor until ingredients are well emulsified. Stir in salt and pepper to taste.