The Secret for Making Pesto On The Cheap: BrownThumbMama.com
Easy Basil & Garlic Pesto Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups basil leaves lightly packed
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • 1/3 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Put the basil, garlic, walnuts, and parmesan in the food processor and pulse until everything is broken down.

  2. Add the olive oil in a thin stream as the processor is running. Process until it reaches your desired consistency
  3. Taste and add salt and pepper, if desired.
Recipe Notes

I freeze pesto in small canning jars and also in 1 Tablespoon scoops, just like I do when freezing garlic.