Pesto alla Genovese, Grandma W

Pesto Alla Genovese, Grandma W Recipe

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Megan Stewart


This pesto is very easy to make, and versatile. Use over pasta, in soup, in potato salad, mix in with other ingredients to stuff chicken...the possibilities are endless.


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  • 2 clove
    fresh basil
  • 3/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    pine nuts
  • 2 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    coarse salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    romano cheese

How to Make Pesto alla Genovese, Grandma W


  1. Put all but cheese in blender. Blend smooth with on/off for about 5 min. Put into bowl, add cheese and adjust seasonings. Serve over pasta. Or use for dressing for potato salad, mix with rice and nuts for chicken stuffing, over poached vegetables, or to flavor soups. Can stay tightly covered in fridge up to 3 months.

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About Pesto alla Genovese, Grandma W

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Italian

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