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This Fresh Basil Pesto recipe is your standard pesto that goes great on anything from pasta salads to sandwiches to chicken.

Pesto with fresh basil

It is so easy to make pesto with fresh basil and the flavor is amazing! It is the perfect add on to many dishes!
Course Dinner, seasoning, spreads
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade pesto, Pesto with fresh basil
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 53kcal
Author Lauren



  • Combine all of the ingredients except the oil in the bowl of a food processor.
  • With the motor running, add the oil in a slow, steady stream until evenly incorporated.
  • Stop and scrape down the sides of the bowl, then pulse to finish incorporating all of the ingredients until smooth.


Calories: 53kcal | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 25mg | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 0.3mg