Basil Pesto

Besides it being absolutely delicious, this summer classics only takes 5 minutes to put together! Best of all, you can find most of these items in our store.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Basil Leaves
  • 2 tb. Peeled Almonds or Pine Nuts
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • .33 cup Saifan EVOO
  • .33 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • .5 tsp. Salt
  • .25 tsp. Black Pepper

Directions:

  • Begin by separating the basil leaves from the stems. Give them a wash and set aside to dry.
  • Grate 1/3 cup of fresh parmesan cheese.
  • In a food processor, combine basil leaves, almonds or pine nuts, whole cloves of garlic, grated cheese, salt and pepper. Pulse a few times and add the olive oil slowly. Keep the machine running until you have added all of the olive oil.
  • Keep pesto freshly stored in the fridge by pouring a tablespoon of olive on top of the pesto in a jar. Every time you use some, pour new olive oil on top before you put back in the fridge to keep the pesto green and vibrant.

 

*Found in our store!

Recipe courtesy of: Simplyleb

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