Fresh Basil Pesto
Make a homemade Fresh Basil Pesto to save money and use in various recipes.
packed fresh basil
1/4 to 1/3
extra virgin olive oil
grated Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
Add basil, pine nuts, garlic and Parmesan cheese to a food processor. Pulsate until thoroughly mixed. Slowly add the oil and pulsate until fully combined. Season with salt and pepper.
Store in an air-tight container. Drizzle olive oil on top to keep fresh. Will keep for a few weeks in the fridge.
To freeze: Section pesto into ice cube tray and freeze. When frozen, transfer to a freezer bag and keep frozen for 3-6 months.
Source: Adapted from Savory Sweet Life
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