BY LIFE’S LITTLE SWEETS
Homemade Garden Fresh Basil Pesto has a garden fresh flavor, is a great way to use up basil from the garden, and goes amazing over pasta or as a marinade for fish or chicken.
– 2 cups fresh basil leaves – 1/2 cup Italian parsley – 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded – 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil – 1/3 cup pine nuts – 1-2 garlic cloves
Using a food processor, put all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse several times until it is processed until the desired texture is reached.
You may need to scrape down the sides with a baking spatula and pulse again. Adjust the amount of salt and pepper to taste.
You can store this Homemade Garden Fresh Basil Pesto in a mason jar. If you are making it ahead, keep in mind that it should be used within 1-2 days and should be refrigerated.