Easy Basil Pesto
This easy basil pesto is vegetarian, low waste, unique, and delicious! You can whip it up in about 15 minutes and only takes 5-6 ingredients!
Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
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Blender or Food Processor
extra virgin olive oil
(-1 tbsp. if using hemp oil)
Add everything to the blender or food processor except the parmesan and olive oil.
Add half of the oil and blend on a low setting. Add more oil until the blades are moving smoothly.
Add more oil if needed to reach desired consistency.
Blend on high until it is a smooth paste.
On a low/medium speed, add the parmesan until blended.
Store in a glass jar with a little oil on top to preserve it. Will keep in fridge for about 5 days. Or put it in a silicone ice cube tray and freeze it. Will last up to 4 months frozen.
If you omit the hemp oil, simply do a full 1/2 cup of olive oil.