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Easy Walnut Basil Pesto

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Simple walnut pesto you can make in your food processor."
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15 m servings 103
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup pesto)


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  1. Pulse walnuts, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic in a food processor until walnuts are finely chopped. Add basil leaves a little at a time, pulsing until a smooth paste forms. Mix in Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 103 calories; 10.2 1.4 1.9 2 39 Full nutrition

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Easy and delicious! Followed the recipe exactly to measurements. Pesto was delish. Will make it again. Will also freeze some .

So easy and so very good. I used two cloves of garlic because I like a little milder flavor and it worked out perfectly for us.

I did not make any changes to this recipe. It is fresh, and very clean tasting. I plan to use it in homemade tomato soup.