Pesto is the perfect healthy sauce to jazz up the flavor of any dish. From a yummy dip for veggies or bread to a pasta sauce or a delicious pizza topping, pesto can carry you through a week of tasty creations.
The addition of Walnuts in this pesto recipe gives it a creamy, nuttiness that we highly recommend.
Combine basil, raw walnuts, and garlic in a food processor.
Pulse until coarsely ground.
Slowly add extra virgin olive oil in a steady stream until your desired consistency is reached. (You may need less than 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil).
Season with sea salt to taste.
Notes + Serving Tips
Use immediately or refrigerate for future use.
Perfect to spread on a pizza or flatbread, used as a dip for bread or veggies at a party, or even as a pasta sauce.