Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is just a basic pesto but so good! My daughter loves this! Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a blender or food processor, put in basil leaves, cheese and oil.
  2. Place the nuts and garlic in a small frying pan. Coat with just enough olive oil to fry garlic and toast the nuts. Be careful not to burn eithier one. They with brown fast! add to the blender with salt and pepper and blend until the ingredients are a fine paste.
  3. Serve immediately over pasta. Delicious with Gnocchi or cheese tortellini.


Most Helpful

This is divine and so easy to make! When my basil is ready this season I'll make several batches and freeze them. It's hard to believe I'm the first reviewer. This is going into my Best of 2010 Cookbook. Thanks, Diamond Joe! Made for Bargain Basement Game.

mersaydees April 03, 2010

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