Yield: Yields 1-1/2 cups.
This recipe is easily doubled.
Love to cook? Sign up today to get daily recipes from Fine Cooking plus special offers
Great recipe. I added garlic and little more cheese. I tried the blender method but transferred to the food processor for better results. This is the first thing I have found the Vitamix didn't work well!! This is a recipe to repeat.
I don't even LIKE pesto, and I liked this! I made it to use up a bumper crop of basil and the plan was just to gift it all to neighbors. Instead (sorry neighbors) most of it went in my freezer for safekeeping. YUM!
I love pesto but haven't made it in over 20 years because my husband has alway said he doesn't like it because it's too garlicky. Since we have an abundance of basil from our garden this year I wanted to try this recipe for myself. He LOVED it so much he went back for thirds! I used my food processor instead of the blender and a scant tsp of jarred minced garlic to make sure it was mild. Quick and delicious! I will DEFINITELY make it again.
Do you really want to delete the list, ?
This won't delete the recipes and articles you've saved, just the list.
This feature has been temporarily disabled during the beta site preview.
Add/Edit a private note for this recipeThis note is only visible to you.
Double CheckAre you sure you want to delete your notes for this recipe?
Get the print magazine, 25 years of back issues online, over 7,000 recipes, and more.