How to Make Pesto, a Classic Italian Sauce in 5 Minutes

The perfect way to use some fresh herbs and add a flavor bomb to your next pasta dish.

Place pine nuts, garlic, and lemon juice in a food processor and pulse until chopped, without worrying about achieving a fine texture.

While the food processor is running, add basil and slowly pour in olive oil. Pulse the mixture until everything is thoroughly combined.

Add the parmesan and romano cheese.

Pulse until thoroughly mixed.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

This sauce is an easy way to make yourself a high-class Italian meal from the comfort of your home. 😍

Serve right away with pasta, or store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator for up to three days. Leftovers can be frozen for up to three months.

Using fresh ingredients will result in a flavorful and appealing pesto. Give this recipe a try and share with me all the creative ways you use it.