Pesto sauce

Make your own delicious pesto sauce in just 15 minutes

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 105
  • fat 11g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 0g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 2g
  • salt 0.06g


  • 50g pine nuts
  • large bunch of basil
  • 50g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)
  • 150ml olive oil, plus extra for storing
  • 2 garlic cloves


  1. Heat a small frying pan over a low heat. Cook the pine nuts until golden, shaking occasionally. Put into a food processor with the remaining ingredients and process until smooth, then season.

  2. Pour the pesto into a jar and cover with a little extra oil, then seal and store in the fridge. It will keep in a fridge for up to two weeks.

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