Basil Pesto


  • 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 pasta, a caprese salad, or on a pizza.