Easy Basil Pesto Recipe! {Just 5 Ingredients}

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It’s easy to love the power-packed flavor of fresh Pesto, but did you know Homemade Pesto is SO easy to make??  You’ll never go back to store bought pesto again after making this Easy Basil Pesto Recipe!

Whether you’ve been growing Basil at home, or you pick up a bunch at the store, this Pesto comes together in a snap!  Just 5 Ingredients!  Here’s what you’ll do…

Easy Basil Pesto Recipe

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Easy Basil Pesto Recipe!

Ingredients
  • 2 cups Fresh Basil Leaves, packed
  • ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese
  • ¼ cup Pine Nuts {or you can substitute ¼ cup chopped Walnuts}
Instructions
  1. Combine Basil Leaves, Pine Nuts, Garlic and Parmesan Cheese in Food Processor or Blender. {I used my Vitamix to get the job done}
  2. Pulse or Blend ingredients until combined.
  3. Slowly pour in Olive Oil while running food processor or blender on a low speed.
  4. Optional: Add in a pinch of pepper or salt to taste.
  5. Transfer to a mason jar, store in the refrigerator, and pull it out with your dinner tonight!
  6. Serve over Pasta, with Bread, or cook up some Crockpot Creamy Pesto Chicken!

From >>http://thefrugalgirls.com/2014/07/easy-basil-pesto-recipe.html

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