Pesto Recipe for Pasta
How to make pesto for pasta recipe
Yield: 0.5 cup
- 2 cups fresh basil leaves
- 1/3 cup walnuts
- 1/2 cup parmesan cheese finely grated
- 1/4 tsp salt
- pinch pepper
- 3 garlic cloves minced
- 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
Place fresh basil leaves with stems removed in a food processor.
Add walnuts to the basil leaves and blend until walnuts have been broken up into small pieces.
Add finely grated parmesan cheese, minced garlic, salt and pepper to the food processor.
Measure out olive oil. Stream olive oil into food processor and blend it until it's fully combined.
Use a spatula to remove the pesto from the food processor.
Your pesto is ready to use for your pasta recipe.