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Easy Basil Pesto Recipe

This Easy Basil Pesto Recipe can be prepared in 15 minutes! Serve with almost anything in your kitchen for a quick appetizer or meal!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy basil pesto recipe
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Marisa


  • 1 1/2 c. fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 c. walnuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil


All nutritional values are approximate. This recipe is for approximately eight servings, however amounts and values will vary dependent on use.


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 1605IU | Vitamin C: 5.6mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1.3mg