I love pesto and love to make my own, it’s super easy and tastes so amazing freshly made.


DIY pesto


  • 1 bunch of basil (4 cups)
  • 1/2 a cup of grated parmesan
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 a cup of pine nuts
  • 1/4 of a teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 a cup of olive oil


  1. Place basil, parmesan, salt and garlic in a food processor. Blend until chopped.
  2. Add the pine nuts and blend.
  3. Pour the olive oil while mixing and blend until well combined.
  4. It’s ready to use in your cooking. Store the excess in a jar in the fridge.

Try it out and let me know how you go. Please add your comment below.

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  • yum. Anything like this is awesome


  • yeah great to have homemade versions so you avoid many additives.


  • Looks simply divine, I love a good pesto!


  • I love making my own pesto! I used to do it all the time until the basil thinned out


  • It is one of my favourite meals. Just love pesto!


  • Thank you have been dying to find a great recipe!


  • Fantastic! Thank you very much for sharing! Looking forward to trying it! :D


  • Oh Yumm…………..My youngest daughter has always called the green stuff so being able to make my own will certainly give me many brownie as I have finally be able to successfully grow my own basil after a number of attempts


  • I’ve never made my own. I use a store bought version. But, now I know how easy it is I have no excuses. Thank you.


  • Wow sounds easy! Def going to try I have a basil plant that has gone mental, it’s over a meter tall!


  • I absolutely love pesto but unfortunately my husband doesn’t maybe I should make a fresh batch with home grown basil… It may sway him! :-)


  • Mmm, we love homemade pesto !!


  • This is a favourite in our household.


  • taken copy of recipe to try as my basil is growing beautifully, so will get other ingredients and give it a go and let you know. My art for you to see


  • I love pesto on many types of food,thank’s for your recipe!


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