Rating: 5 stars
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I prefer the taste of pecans over the pine nuts usually called for in pesto recipes. I developed this recipe over a summer of trial and error and prefer it to all other pesto recipes!



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Blend the basil, pecans, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt, and pepper together in a food processor until the mixture becomes a slightly chunky paste.n


Nutrition Facts

232 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 2.7g; fat 24.3g; cholesterol 2.9mg; sodium 131.9mg. Full Nutrition