Fresh basil is highlighted in pesto sauce, and there's no fresher sauce than this no-cook homemade pesto sauce that works well with fish, chicken and, especially, pasta!

Serves: 4

Cooking Time: 15 min

What You'll Need:

  • 1 pound linguine
  • 2 cups lightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts or walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


What To Do:

  1. In a large pot, cook linguine according to package directions; drain and return to pot.
  2. Meanwhile, in a blender or food processor, make pesto sauce by combining remaining ingredients; blend until smooth.
  3. Add pesto sauce to linguine, toss until well combined, and serve.

Garnishing Tip

  • Serve this topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and a few toasted pine nuts. Add our delicious Caesar Salad, and your meal is complete!

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