Basil Pesto

Preparation: 5 mins
For 2 servings


    • 40 g pine nuts
    • 10 tbsp. of olive oil
    • 1 tbsp. nutritional yeast
    • 25 g basil (fresh)
    • Salt


    • Toast the pine nuts in a pan over medium heat until golden brown. Then remove from the pan and let cool slightly.
    • In a large mortar (or a stand mixer), crush the pine nuts with a bit of olive oil, yeast flakes, and 1 teaspoon of salt until a uniform paste is reached. Then add the basil and the remaining olive oil and mix until it has the desired consistency.

About this recipe

A delicious fresh basil pesto is homemade in no time and tastes best with spaghetti or other Italian pasta.

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