Emerald Green Pesto

Jo Zimny

By
@EmilyJo

This summer we grew a few different varieties of basil in our garden. My hubby loves Pesto, so he asked me to make him some. This recipe is simple and delicious!


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Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
basil, packed
1/2 c
fresh grated romano cheese
1/2 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1/3 c
pine nuts
3 medium
cloves garlic, minced
sea salt and fresh ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grind up your Romano cheese in your food processor. When ground remove and set aside.
2
Put the basil and nuts into the bowl of the food processor and pulse until you get a rough chop.
3
Add the garlic and pulse a few more times.
4
Through the feeding tube of the food processor pour the olive oil in a small stream. Stop to scrape the sides down with a spatula. Once the oil is used, add the grated cheese.
5
Blend again, add the salt and pepper.
6
Let sit over night in the fridge for the best flavor. Use over pasta, baked potatoes, toasted bread etc.
7
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Basil, #pesto