Everyday Homemade

Best Basil Walnut Pesto (10 Minutes!)

Made with walnuts instead of pine nuts for an easy, convenient, and inexpensive pesto sauce you can enjoy all summer long. Let's make this Basil Walnut Pesto recipe together!

Why You'll Love This Pesto Without Pine Nuts Recipe

01. Delicious on everything

02. Made with just 7 ingredients

03. Ready in 10 minutes

04. Customizable

Ingredient List

Fresh Basil Parmesan Cheese Walnuts Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Kosher Salt Black Pepper

Pulse dry ingredients until coarsely chopped


Slowly drizzle in olive oil


Store in the fridge for one week


Quick Tip

Homemade basil walnut pesto should have a creamy texture with some roughness to it.  Be careful not to over-blend the pesto, as this can cause bitterness.

Ashley Petrie

A Flavorful and Easy Pesto Recipe