If you want to know how to make pesto, you will be so happy to learn that this delicious, beautiful sauce is very easy to make.
It’s a versatile sauce, as it can be used in foods such as pasta, pizzas, or dips. In my mind it’s a delicacy.
You will need:
Vitamix or food processor
1/3 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon pine nuts
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 garlic cloves, minced OR 1 tablespoon of jarred minced garlic
2 cups basil
salt and pepper to taste
This is why I love pesto:
- It’s fresh
- It’s beautiful
- It smells good
- You get 12% of your daily vitamin A and 9% of your calcium in 2 tablespoons!
Knowing how to make pesto will save you money and give you so many delicious meals.
Make it and enjoy!!!
(Check out my post on freezing pesto. It is a wonderful way to be able to prep a large batch to save time later!)