Delicious Basil Walnut Pesto


  • 2 cups packed basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or crushed
  • 1⁄2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt


Place basil, olive oil, walnuts, garlic, and salt in a food processor. Blend until thoroughly combined. Add Parmesan cheese and blend 5-10 seconds more. Use on pasta or bread. Can be stored in the freezer for later use.