Pesto Sauce

This pesto sauce is simple to make and bursting with fresh basil flavor!

Fresh Pesto Sauce in blue bowl

Pesto Sauce

This sauce is delicious mixed in pastas, served with toasted bread, or on chicken.
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Basil Pesto Sauce in blue bowl
Prep Time:10 minutes
Total Time:10 minutes
Servings: 8


  • Cups fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ Cup pine nuts toasted
  • 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ Cup olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons water


  • Add all ingredients to bowl of food processor fitted with standard blade. Process 10 seconds, scrape sides, process 10-20 more second until finely chopped and blended.
  • Scrape into small bowl and gently stir to blend ingredients. Store in fridge in air-tight container.


Serving: 2Tablespoons | Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.9g | Protein: 1.2g | Fat: 9.6g | Saturated Fat: 1.4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 0.3g | Calcium: 19mg
Calories: 91kcal
Author: Emily Haygood
Nutrition Facts Basil pesto

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