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Easy Basil Pesto Sauce

Michelle Hall: "delicious ond super easy" Read More
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  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves (Packed)
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (Lightly)
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan (or Romano Cheese)
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium11% DV260mg
    Fat75% DV49g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs1% DV4g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories480Calories from Fat440
    Total Fat49g75%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat440
    Total Carbohydrate4g1%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Michelle Hall 3 months ago
    delicious ond super easy
    John R. 5 months ago
    I've made this recipe 3 times and everyone loves it☺️
    Aimi 7 months ago
    Definitely will repeat. Although i swapped pine nuts for walnuts. Thank you for sharing 😃
    Jan M. 8 months ago
    Really easy and it made loads.
    Diana Mayer 8 months ago
    Good, simple and quick
    Steve Nieto 9 months ago
    Awesome best ever thank you
    Robertson 10 months ago
    I love this recipe supper easy to make and is delicious. I made enough to put into an ice cube tray to freeze for later.
    Preacher 10 months ago
    This was so simple and easy to make I added “bunch” of sun dried tomatoes to this and it took it to another level I cut a loaf of artisan bread and stuffed it with the pesto. I wrapped it in plastic and put it in the fridge for tonight. Tomorrow I’ll insert cheese into the sections, cover with foil and bake until the cheese melts. It will pull apart nicely.
    Beverlee G. a year ago
    Awesome love it, having it tonight for dinner
    Hokiecook a year ago
    Awesome and simple Good good way to use up basil during the summer months
    Poindexter a year ago
    delicious and so easy to make! it allowed me to use the overgrown basil in my garden!
    Christine D. a year ago
    super easy super yummy
    Nathan S. 2 years ago
    love it! Iadded a pinch of salt to taste and no pines nuts. I put a dollop atop some savory grilled chicken to set it off. Simply delicious. thank you.
    Leanne N. 2 years ago
    Good....needed seasoning (s&p) and I added some fresh lemon juice for freshness
    Aubree Forrer 2 years ago
    very easy, very tasty
    K 2 years ago
    I loved this recipe! It was super easy to make but I did add a bit of salt to it to make the taste come through better
    Haryanto W. 2 years ago
    my sauce is kinda light green color and looks like not enough olive oil mybe its because i didn't use parmesan and also I use spinach instead of basil. however this recipe is great. I'll make it again soon with a proper ingredients.
    Nicole Peterson 2 years ago
    so yummy, will definitely make this again
    Evie M. 2 years ago
    good i tried it with some light olive oil and it tasted good as well
    ANURADHA GUPTA 2 years ago
    Excellent I made it and putting away in refrigerator
    Tyson Roe 2 years ago
    Awesome! It was perfect for my pasta I made.
    April 2 years ago
    Tasted great and was super quick!
    Delisha Smith 3 years ago
    Great! Would make again just needs some lemon
    Michelle Upshaw 3 years ago
    This is an easy and very good recipe, I add crushed red pepper to mine. And then freeze is rubber ice treys and keep for later use.
    Karla Romo 3 years ago
    Yummy! But I did added more olive oil
    Laura A. 3 years ago
    It was delicious! I added a little salt and pepper, but the rest was the recipe.
    Zoë Symon 3 years ago
    Super easy to make and deliciously fragrant with fresh basil from the garden!
    Ashley Y. 3 years ago
    I made this as a pizza topping and it tastes good. Even my daughter liked it. I am wondering how it would taste to substitute a dairy free cheese in place of the Parmesan since she has a slight allergy to dairy. I think I'll add some pepper next time. Will definitely make this again!!
    Hello Laura 3 years ago
    Easy to make!! I altered with addition of lemon juice, just gets better as it has time to marinade
    Lizet Zarate 5 years ago
    It was my first time making Basil Pesto Sauce and it turned out delicious. I only added one garlic instead of two because my husband is not a fan of garlic. My husband loved the sauce! This recipe is a keeper.