|Makes: 1/3 Cup||Total Time: 10 Minutes||Rating: Easy|
1 cup fresh basil leaves, packed
2 T. Parmesan cheese, grated
1 T. pine nuts
1 T. fresh lemon juice
1/2 t. kosher salt
1 clove garlic
Pinch of sugar and red pepper flakes
2 - 3 T. olive oil
Process basil, Parmesan, pine nuts, lemon juice, salt, garlic, sugar, and pepper flakes in a food processor until minced. Scrape down sides of work bowl.
Drizzle in oil with machine running. Use immediately or cover and chill.
Nutrition facts (Per 2 T. of Basil Pesto):
129 calories; 91% calories from fat; 13g total fat; 1g carb; 351mg sodium; 1g fiber