Pesto by Georgia

by | Apr 20, 2022 | Recipes, Dressings and Sauces, Entrees, Side Dishes

Pesto by Georgia

Georgia Saler, RDN
"I am refreshed."
Basil is rich in antioxidants and anti inflammatory properties. The nuts are a healthy source of fat and rich source of omega 3 fatty acids.
Makes about 1/2 cup.
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Main Course, Main Dish, Side Dish


  • Food Processor
  • measuring cup
  • measuring spoons
  • Spatula


  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 cups large of basil leaves or plant of choice
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt or more to taste
  • water to desired consistency


  • Blend garlic om food processor
  • Add walnuts and blend for 5 seconds
  • Add olive oil, basil and blend unti; s fine extured (but too pureed)
  • Add salt to taste


Serving ideas:
  • Use over roasted vegetables
  • Zucchini Noodles
  • Pasta
  • Potatoes
  • Use leftovers to create a pasta salad by adding vinegar.. I like to use brown rice vinegar. 
Keyword basil, Pesto


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