How To Make Basil Pesto |Recipe + Tips|
How to make homemade traditional basil pesto sauce
extra virgin olive oil
Toast your nuts for more flavor. In a medium pan toast your pine nuts over medium heat while stirring frequently. Let them cool down.
Add in the fresh basil, pine nuts, parmesan, lemon juice, garlic, and salt into the food processor. Pulse a few times until finely minced.
While the food processor is running, slowing pour in the olive oil. Keep processing until the mixture is well blended.
Taste test. Season with salt and pepper if needed. If you want a cheesier pesto simply add more parmesan.