How to Make Basil Pesto

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How to Make Basil Pesto Recipe
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What I used

What I used

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Start with your garlic. It's all about preference and not measuring.

Start with your garlic. It's all about preference and not measuring.

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You can use basil or parsley. Both work great. I just had a lot of basil on hand.

You can use basil or parsley. Both work great. I just had a lot of basil on hand.

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Add some Parmesan cheese. I put in three sprinkles like this.

Add some Parmesan cheese. I put in three sprinkles like this.

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Drizzle in olive oil.

Drizzle in olive oil.

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Add a handful of walnuts. I put another handful after this. Use pine nuts if you'd like.

Add a handful of walnuts. I put another handful after this. Use pine nuts if you'd like.

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Blend. Add as much olive oil as you need to get it blended without it becoming creamy.

Blend. Add as much olive oil as you need to get it blended without it becoming creamy.

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All done. Use it on pizza, sandwiches, and pasta. It will keep for about a week in the fridge.

All done. Use it on pizza, sandwiches, and pasta. It will keep for about a week in the fridge.

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