Pesto Recipe

  • Author: Bobby


  • Garlic cloves – 4 peeled
  • Kosher salt – ¼ tsp.
  • Basil leaves – 1 large bunch
  • Pine nuts – 3 tbsp.
  • Parmigiano-reggiano – 2 ounces
  • Extra virgin olive oil – ½ cup


  1. Crush garlic cloves in the marble mortar until it becomes a paste
  2. Now put few basil leaves into the mortar and crush it
  3. In a batch put all remaining basil leaves and crush and paste until it becomes a thick paste
  4. Add pine nuts to the paste and crush it in the marble mortar
  5. Now add Parmigiano-Reggiano into the paste and again crush it until it becomes a thick paste
  6. At last, add extra virgin oil and kosher salt and give nice mix or stir to the paste


Delicious pesto recipe is ready to eat with pasta or bread.