In a food processor, chop basil, garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan, salt and pepper for 10 seconds.
Combine olive oil and 1/2 cup warm water in a small bowl. With processor on, slowly pour in oil mixture, processing just until blended. Serve right away or store with plastic wrap against surface of pesto in an airtight container in refrigerator or freezer.
Adapted from The Good Pantry: Homemade Foods and Mixes Lower in Sugar, Salt and Fat. Copyright 2015 Time Home Entertainment Inc. Reprinted with permission from Oxmoor House. All rights reserved.