Perfect Pesto

Everything tastes better with pesto. Adventurous types, feel free to switch up your herbs, nuts, or cheeses. Keeping it low carb? This pesto only contains 2 grams per serving! Add it to grilled seafood, chicken, or even scrambled eggs for a hit of savory goodness.


  • 3 cup Basil – packed
  • 2 cup Parmesan Cheese – grated
  • 1 1/2 cup Pine nuts, dried
  • 8 Garlic, clove
  • 1 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper, ground



Add ingredients to the pitcher in the order listed, cover with the pitcher lid, and PULSE 5 times for 3 seconds each to combine.


Tip: for a lighter version, reduce the amount of cheese to 1 cup.


Blend on LOW for 20-30 seconds until ingredients are evenly blended. If you find ingredients are not blending evenly, insert the tamper through the hole in the pitcher lid and stir to redistribute the mixture.


Store in the fridge for 4 to 7 days.

Nutritional information

Recipe: Perfect Pesto

Serving in this recipe: 20

Calories: 240
Total Fat: 24 g 36.5%
Saturated Fat: 4 g 19.8%
Cholesterol: 8.6 mg 2.9%
Sodium: 240.2 mg 10%
Total Carbs: 3 g 1.1%
Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.9%
Sugar: 0 g  
Protein: 4 g 8.8%
Vitamin A: 2.4% Vitamin C: 1.8%
Calcium: 9.6% Iron: 4.6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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