Easy Two Nut Pesto

Easy Two-Nut Pesto



  • 2 ½ cups packed fresh basil
  • 3 tbsp walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp pine nuts
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated or shredded
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ - ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil



  1. To a food processor, add basil, walnuts, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, salt and pepper. Pulse until ingredients are broken up and combined, about 5-10 times.
  2. Scrape off the sides of the food processor and pulse again. Add the olive oil and pulse once more to incorporate all ingredients.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  4. Toss with your favorite gluten-free pasta or serve as a dip with Kim & Jake’s bread and veggies.