Pesto Recipe

Recipe Category: Dip

Pesto Recipe


Makes About 1 Cup

  • 3 cups (tightly packed) fresh basil leaves
  • 3 medium cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup olive oil, plus a little extra
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Place the basil leaves and garlic in a food processor or blender, and pulverize
  2. Keep the machine running while you drizzle in the olive oil in a steady stream
  3. When you have a smooth paste (seconds later), transfer to a bowl (being sure you scrape every last bit from the blender or food processor) and stir in the cheese
  4. Transfer to a container with a tight-fitting lid, and smooth the top surface of the pesto
  5. Drizzle in enough olive oil to seal the surface, cover, and refrigerate until use

Popular Dip Recipes

Full List of Dip Recipes

Popular Dairy Recipes

Full List of Dairy Recipes