Simple Pesto Sauce

Classic, simple, vibrant, plus it’s super quick to make! Homemade pesto is such a tasty sauce to have on hand and is a fantastic way to add a burst of freshness to your dishes! Incorporate this sauce into pasta, sandwiches or try using as marinade for chicken! 

What you will need: 

  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove; minced
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste



Prep Time: 8 minutes

  1. Add basil, parmesan, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper to food processor. Blend for 10-15 seconds until well combined. 
  2. Transfer to a small serving bowl or storage container. 

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