Pesto (Vita-Mix or Blender)

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READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by All-Natural-Nut

This is a recipe by weight, so you can use a tare scale to add the ingredients then just blend away. This eliminates any extra measuring or prep of ingredients. Recipe from The Culinary Institute of America.


  1. add ingredients to Vita-Mix (or other blender) in the order displayed.
  2. turn machine to Variable Speed 1, then increase quickly to Variable Speed 7.
  3. blend for 1 minute.
  4. serve immediately or store in fridge.
  5. to avoid discoloration of the top, pour a thin layer of olive oil on the top of the pesto.

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