Make your own Fresh Basil Pesto
Total Time: 5 minutes
2 cups packed fresh home-grown basil leaves
2 Garlic Cloves (optional)
1/4 cup pine nuts (or a mixture of pine nuts and mac-nuts)
2/3 cups extra-virgin olive oil, coconut oil, or avocado oil
Sea Salt & Freshly fround black pepper, to taste
COmbine the basil, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor (or blender) and pulse until coarsely choopped. Add 1/2 cup of oil and process until fully incorporated and smooth. Add the remaning oil and pulse until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.