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Perfect Pesto

Perfect Pesto
Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 3 tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ΒΌ cup freshly grated parmigiano cheese
  • 1 tsp salt


In the Emile Henry Mortar place the basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, and salt. Using the pestle, mash everything together until it becomes a paste. Add the parmigiano cheese and then drizzle in the extra virgin olive oil in a steady stream, while still mixing all components together. Enjoy on your favorite pastas, with a caprese salad, or on pizza.

Emile Henry Products Used

Mortar & Pestle
Regular price $61.95