basil and walnut pesto
Sauces Dressings

Basil and Walnut Pesto

Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Basil has everything to do with flavor and nothing to do with fuss. Our fresh, sweet basil has been washed, lightly dried (just enough) and chopped – it’s ready to use in all your Italian recipes, including pesto. Great as a quick, flavorful sauce for pasta or for spreading on sandwiches.

  • 5m

    prep time

  • 448


  • 6





Nutrition information

  • 448 Calories
  • 44g Total Fat
  • 9g Saturated Fat
  • 24mg Cholesterol
  • 421mg Sodium
  • 2g Carbohydrates
  • 1g Fiber
  • 0g Sugar
  • 11g Protein


  • Place Parmesan and walnuts in food processor or blender; pulse until finely ground.

  • Add olive oil, Lightly Dried Basil and lemon juice. Pulse until well blended and mixture reaches desired consistency. Toss with hot pasta or use as a spread for sandwiches, if desired.