Basil Pesto Recipe

Here’s my simple, quick and tasty basil pesto recipe.  It’s sure to get your mouth watering and please any crowd.  The recipe listed below is based on two people.


  • 30g fresh basil
  • 4 tbsp Grana Padano grated
  • 4 tbsp EVOO (extra virgin olive oil)
  • 3 small garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp raw almonds
  • cooked pasta of your choice


  1.   Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2.   Peel the garlic cloves.
  3.   Add all ingredients (except the pasta) in a food chopper and blend until smooth.
  4.   Toss the hot pasta with the pesto in a large bowl.
  5. Serve and ENJOY!!

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