Pesto sauce recipe

pesto sauce recipe easy

This is easy pesto sauce recipe. Pesto sauce is excellent with pasta, baked potatoes, and meat and fish dishes.


  • 3 cups fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste (optional)


Place basil leaves, parsley, cheese, garlic, pine nuts and olive oil in a blender or food processor. Also, add salt and pepper if desired. Blend until smooth.

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Pesto sauce recipe