Homemade Pesto Sauce Recipe

This Homemade Pesto Sauce Recipe is different from the classic basil pesto. It offers a delightful depth of flavor with a mix of roasted garlic, raw garlic, shallots, and lemon, all without the expensive pine nuts. Plus, it's gluten-free, low-carb, and vegetarian.

Let's dive into the recipe!

– 2 Cups packed Fresh Basil Leaves – 3 Cloves Roasted Garlic – 1 Clove Raw Garlic – ¼ Cup Cashews – ½ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 1 tablespoon Shallots – 2 tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice – ½ Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese – 1 Pinch Kosher Salt – Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Ingredients

Prep Time: 5 min

COOK TIME: 2 min

This Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe  is as easy as one-two-three!

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Step 1

Prepare ingredients. Use nice, fresh basil. Get everything prepared to add into your food processor or immersion blender container.

Step 2

Mix all the ingredients. Add all the pesto sauce recipe ingredients into your food processor or immersion blender container. Blitz them all together.

Step 3

Add cheese. After you have processed the basil pesto, add in the grated parmesan, pecorino or asiago cheese. Taste and adjust the seasoning. We’re done!

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