Pesto (episode#4)

Learn to make an amazing and fresh Pesto at home


  • 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 you’re done.
  • Finally, you will need to let it rest for at least 1 hour. overnight is preferred. People find the flavor better after sitting in a refrigerator overnight in a sealed container.
  • Enjoy!
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