The Foreign Fork

Easy Pesto Sauce


2 cups fresh basil,  ¼ cup Parmesan cheese Juice of ½ lemon 1 tsp Garlic ½ tsp salt ¼ cup olive oil ½ cup Pine nuts

You are going to love this fresh, simple, and flavorful 6 ingredient recipe! Serve it with pasta, chicken, or on pizza for a delicious dinner.

Why you'll enjoy this 

Toast the pine nuts in a small, ungreased pan on the stove until they begin to get some brown color.

Add all ingredients (including pine nuts) into a blender and blend. Add more olive oil incrementally if the pesto needs to be thinner.

If you want smaller portions of frozen pesto, you can freeze the pesto in ice cube trays and then transfer the cubes to a plastic bag.

What Can I Make  with Fresh Pesto?

There are so many great options to choose from after making your homemade pesto! It’s great over noodles, with chicken, or even on a pizza.


Pesto Sauce