Pesto (episode#4)

Learn to make an amazing and fresh Pesto at home

Pesto Ingredients:

 home made basil pesto
  • fresh sweet basil 3 cups de-stemmed
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 cup of pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • salt
  • pepper


  • First de stem your basil.
  • And then measure out 3 packed cup fulls. (You will probably need to wash the basil unless it’s prewashed)
  • Place your basil in a food processor along with your olive oil, garlic and salt and pepper and roasted pine nuts. And then you will process until it is smooth.
  • When it is smooth add your parmesan and process a bit more and your done.
  • Finally you will need to let it rest for at least 1 hour. over night is prefered. People find the flavor better after sitting in a refrigerator overnight in a sealed container.
  • Enjoy!