Parsley Pesto Recipe

Bright and verdant, homemade parsley pesto is a delightful condiment for use in dressings, sauces, and pasta salads.
Course Condiments + Dressings + Sauces
Cuisine American
Keyword parsley pesto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 100kcal
Author Karen Gibson


  • 2 cups packed flat-leaf parsley leaves and fine stems (about one bunch, roughly chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmagiano Reggiano
  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts or blanched almond slivers
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Add all ingredients except the olive oil to a blender or food processor. Pulse until roughly blended. Drizzle in the olive oil with the unit running until fully blended.


Calories: 100kcal