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  • What is the best way to make pesto at home?

  • Put into a food processor with the basil, parmesan, olive oil and garlic cloves. Whizz until smooth, then season to taste.

  • How do you make pesto with Basil and garlic?

  • Place basil, Italian parsley, and garlic into a food processor, pulse several times to combine, and process until basil is finely chopped, about 30 seconds. Add pine nuts to basil mixture; process until finely chopped, 30 more seconds. Process Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese into mixture until finely ground.

  • How do you make pesto sauce greener?

  • The pesto sauce will stay greener longer that way. Place the basil leaves and pine nuts into the bowl of a food processor and pulse several times. Add the garlic and Parmesan or Romano cheese and pulse several times more. Scrape down the sides of the food processor with a rubber spatula.

  • Can you make pesto in a blender?

  • Yes, making pesto in a blender is just as simple as making pesto in the food processor. Pulse the basil, nuts, garlic, and cheese until blended; then slowly add the olive oil through the opening in the lid, blending as you go. Can you make pesto in a Vitamix? Yes, you can. Vitamix has specific directions for making pesto sauce in the Vitamix.