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Easy Homemade Pesto

Delicious easy homemade pesto made with just 6 ingredients! Perfect for pesto pastas, salads, and everything in between.

Delicious easy homemade pesto made with just 6 ingredients! Perfect for pesto pastas, salads, and everything in between.

  • Author: Sofi | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 16 ounces pesto 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Author: Sofi | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 16 ounces pesto 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: Italian
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  • Author: Sofi | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 16 ounces pesto 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: Italian

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh basil, leaves and tender steams
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 1 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Combine the basil leaves, pine nuts, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and parmesan cheeee in a food processor and pulse until combined, about 3 minutes. Blend to your desired consistency. If  the pesto is too dry, drizzle more olive oil in slowly.
  2. Store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 weeks, or freeze for up to 3 months. Enjoy!

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