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Best Pesto Sauce

This delicious basil, parsley pesto spread is so versatile and you can use it in many dishes or just on a piece of bread!
Course Spread
Cuisine Sauce
Keyword pesto sauce, pesto spread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 32 tablespoons
Calories 55kcal


  • 6 cups basil fresh, loosely packed
  • 2 cups parsley fresh, loosely packed
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup pistachios
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice usually one small lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  • Grab your food processor
  • Measure out the basil
  • Measure out the parsley
  • Set aside
  • Place the nuts in food processor and process for 1 minute or until nuts are right size
  • Add parsley, basil, salt, olive oil and lemon juice
  • Process until smooth and creamy
  • Taste to see if it needs more lemon juice, salt or oil
  • Put in glass jar or container
  • Enjoy


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 63mg | Vitamin A: 560IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.5mg