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best pesto recipe - Easy and Homemade

Best Pesto Recipe

Best Pesto Recipe - Easy and Homemade Pesto Recipe that will transform any dish. Made with fresh herbs like basil, parsley and cilantro. Keep on reading and we'll tell you how to make pesto!
Course dressing
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 16 tablespoons
Calories 81kcal
Author Faith



  • 1 1/2 cups basil, parsely, and cilantro very tightly packed basil
  • 1 large clove garlic peeled
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts toasted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese freshly-grated
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • Add the herbs, garlic, and olive oil to a blender and pulse until it forms a chunky paste.
  • Add the pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, and salt and process until smooth (or leave a little texture if
  • you prefer).
  • Serve, or store in a glass container in the fridge for up to 2 days or pour into an ice cube tray and
  • freeze for up to 3 months.


Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.2mg