Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi
  • Prep Time: 4 mins
  • Total time: 4 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 6 people

Basil Pesto

This super-easy homemade pesto is perfect for serving with pasta, drizzling over roasted vegetables or livening up a toasted sandwich!


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy, Nuts


  • 100g fresh basil leaves
  • 100g grated parmesan
  • 50g pine nuts
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 300ml light olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Salt and pepper

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Add the basil, parmesan, pine nuts and garlic to the blender jug.

  • Step 2

    Secure the lid and select the CHOP function.

  • Step 3

    Select the Manual function then BLEND and then LOW. Whilst the motor is running, slowly drizzle in the oil through the opening in the lid.

  • Step 4

    Finally add the lemon juice, taste and season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 5

    This pesto will keep in a sealed jar in the fridge for 5 days or can be divided into portions and frozen.