Oxmoor House
Hands-On Time:
15 Mins
Total Time:
15 Mins
Serves 9 (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

If you'd like to make it a few days ahead, place the pesto in a small container and pour a layer of olive oil over it before refrigerating. The oil acts like a sealant and helps keep the green color of the pesto. Just be sure to scrape off the oil before serving.

How to Make It

Step 1

Place garlic in food processor; process until minced. Add basil and next 4 ingredients (through pepper). With processor on, slowly pour oil through food chute; process until smooth, scraping sides.

Step 2

Tip: If you don't have pine nuts, you can substitute other nuts such as unsalted and toasted walnuts or cashews. All nuts add their own unique flavor to pesto.

Cooking Light Real Family Food

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