Although you can buy pesto in a jar at your local grocery store, nothing can compare to the taste and color of homemade pesto. I can honestly say I could eat pesto with every meal – couldn’t you? It helps when it’s homemade. Susan of Peas and Love decided to share her favorite pesto recipe. The mix of basil and parsley is a burst of favor in your mouth. Enjoy this simple and delicious treat!
Basil Parsley Pesto
1 cup packed Basil Leaves
1/2 cup packed Italian Parsley
1/2 cup Walnuts
1/2 cup Olive Oil
2 small Garlic cloves
Juice of 1/2 a Lemon
2 tsp Sea Salt
2 Tbsp grated Parmesan (optional)
1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender, and pulse on high for 10-15 second increments, stopping to scrape down sides.
2. Pulse and blend again until a smooth mixture forms.
3. Mix with cooked pasta and enjoy!
Recipe & Food Prep by Susan Whang / Photography & Styling by Caitlin Flemming