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Magical Basil Pesto

Tasty and healthy basil pesto, perfect for salads, toasts, wraps and spaghetti. Enhanced by nutty flavor and mouth-watering texture, this pesto is extra easy to make even on busy days.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: European
Servings: 4 people


  • Food Processor


  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves heaping
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/3 cup fresh green onion leaves
  • ½ cup walnuts finely chopped
  • 1 glove garlic minced
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil extra virgin, or more as needed to taste
  • Pinch of salt


  • Wash all green ingredients under cold water and chop roughly.
  • In a food processor add walnuts and pulse until finely chopped. Then add basil, cilantro, green onion, olive oil, garlic and salt. Pulse until well combined. Add more olive oil (spoon by spoon) if mix seems too dry to your preferences.
  • Spread over salads, pasta, gnocchi or put into wraps and sandwiches. Enjoy!


  • Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, kid-friendly; Nutritious and extra delicious;
    Substitutions are always possible: interchange walnuts with hazelnuts for example;
  •  If you use on pasta/ gnocchi we recommend you double the batch
  • Store in air-tight container for up to 48 hours.