Classic Basil Pesto

Classic Basil Pesto is a bright and herby sauce that adds flavor to so many dishes!

Dish Info





Step 1

Chill basil in bowl with cold water & ice.

Step 2

Drain and dry with a paper towel.

Step 3

Blend pine nuts, cheeses, garlic, salt, and basil leaves.

Step 4

Stream in olive oil, pulsing a couple of times to mix.

Step 5

Remove container top and blade then give pesto a good stir.

Step 6

Enjoy with pasta, chicken, sandwiches, and more!

About the Authors

We're Alec & Kat, the authors behind The Heirloom Pantry.  We teach approachable, elevated recipes for the home cook, greatly inspired by our Japanese and Italian heritage.