Basil Pecan Pesto

Basil Pecan Pesto

Basil Pecan pesto is a rich, creamy nutty sauce. The pecans pair wonderfully with Basil, garlic, and your choice of Romano or Parmesan cheese.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Danielle


  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 oz fresh parmesan cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • pinch pepper


  1. Place all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor. Process ingredients until combined and slightly creamy looking but still has texture. Use as a sauce, or dip.