It made a lot so I would half the recipe and add about teaspoon salt. Basil-Walnut Pesto comes together in about 15 minutes and makes a delicious topping for pasta, a tasty spread on sandwiches, or a unique garnish for soups.
If you're looking for the perfect pesto recipe, you've found it! This basil walnut pesto is so good and SO EASY. 10 minutes and five fresh ingredients, and you've got yourself the perfect summer sauce. (And it's freezer-friendly too!
Basil Walnut Pesto: 4 packed cups fresh basil leaves cup extra-virgin olive oil cup fresh parmesan, grated cup chopped walnuts 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped Sea or Kosher salt I used less oil and added lemon juice