- 2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed
- 1 garlic clove
- 1/2 cup shredded parmesan
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/4 cup (or more) olive oil
- Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
Some water, if needed to thin out the sauce
Place the garlic clove in the food processor and pulse until finely chopped.
Add the walnuts and chop.
Add the washed basil leaves along with the parmesan cheese and some black pepper and puree until finely chopped.
While the food processor is running stream in olive oil until a smooth paste is formed. You may add a few tablespoons of water if you prefer a thinner sauce.
Add salt to taste.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to a week.