Basil Leaf Pesto

inside home garden by igrowtek 



Basil Leaf Pesto

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Using the old fashioned method of pestle and mortar, this organic basil pesto adds anti-oxidants and flavor to all of your recipes.


  • 25-30 basil leaves
  • 1 toasted garlic clove
  • 1 tsp. toasted pine nuts
  • 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt to taste


  1. Place the basil leaves in the pestle and mortar with the salt.
  2. Crush them a bit and add in the garlic and pine nuts with some of the oil.
  3. Add in more oil as you need it until the mixture is blended.
  4. Some leaves will still remain and that is fine.
  5. Use this pesto on all foods.

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