No need for store-bought pesto anymore. This recipe is so easy with just 5 ingredients. And it takes just 5 min to make too!
1 cup fresh basil leaves
3 cloves garlic, peeled
3 tablespoons pine nuts or cashew nuts
1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/3 cup olive oil
To make the pesto, combine basil, garlic, pine nuts and parmesan in the bowl of a food processor; season with salt and pepper, to taste. With the motor running, add olive oil in a slow stream until emulsified; set aside.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
OR freeze in an ice cube tray, then store in a container or bag to use over winter! Our girls love it with pasta.