This is quite simply the easiest recipe to make and comes with a huge punch of flavor. It yields about 2 cups of pesto. You can use the entire batch, however it also freezes well and is great to have handy when you need an easy sauce. You can use it on pasta, garlic bread, on a crostini, in sandwiches, on pizza, in pesto ratatouille…the options are endless. Enjoy!
- 6 cups Basil, fresh whole leaves, rinsed and dried
- 10-20 cloves of Garlic
- ¾ cup Nutritional Yeast
- ¾ cup Pine Nuts
- ¾ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 teaspoon Salt
Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until fully mixed. Add more or less garlic to taste. I used 22 cloves because garlic… Makes 2 cups.
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