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Classic Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe | TheRoastedRoot.net
Basil Pesto Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Servings: 1 cup pesto sauce
Author: Julia
  • 3 cups fresh basil leaves packed
  • 2/3 cup pine nuts
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  1. Add all of the ingredients except for the oil to a food processor. Pulse 4 to 5 times to coarsely chop the ingredients.
  2. Turn the food processor on and slowly pour the olive oil through the opening. Process until desired consistency is achieved. Taste sauce for flavor. If desired, add additional sea salt.