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Fresh Basil Pesto

This Fresh Basil Pesto is a delicious sauce that can be used for topping everything from pasta to pizza! SO. GOOD!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 103kcal
Author: Traci


  • 3 cups fresh basil leaves
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup olive oil


  • Combine all ingredients in bowl of food processor.
  • Process for a few seconds.
  • Scrape down sides.
  • Process for a few seconds more.
  • Taste for seasoning.


Serving: 1Tablespoon | Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 156mg