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Basil Pesto - No Nuts

Basil pesto with no nuts


  • 3 ounce Fresh Basil
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 cloves Fresh Garlic Lightly chopped
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil More may be needed depending on the texture you want to reach - how thick or thin you would like your pesto
  • 1/2 tbsp Salt Add more or less for taste
  • 1/2 tbsp Cracked Pepper Add more or less for taste


  1. Wash Basil

  2. Pick all leaves off the basil and place in food processor 

  3. Take garlic and chop a little and sprinkle on basil in food processor

  4. Take parmesan cheese, salt and pepper and place in food processor as well

  5. Turn on food processor and slowly stream in olive oil (you may not use it all or you may need more depending on the consistency you want to reach) and mix until it makes a thicker paste

  6. Add to your favorite pasta or dish