pesto dressing

This homemade basil pesto sauce is made with fragrant fresh basil, baby spinach, Pecorino Romano cheese, and delicious lemon zest. It is the perfect sauce to add to pasta, sandwiches, or salads. Not only is it delicious, this sauce could not be any easier to make and you can easily make it dairy free if you prefer!

The Most Delicious Basil Pesto Recipe

This homemade basil pesto recipe is incredibly easy to make and perfect for the warm summer months when there is more basil than you even know what to do with. This flavorful sauce is the perfect addition to pasta, a delicious spread on sandwiches, and can even be used as the base of chicken salad.

This recipe packs a punch of extra nutrition by using fresh spinach in addition to the basil. It will take you just a few minutes to make and stores well in the fridge!

What is Basil Pesto?

Pesto is a delicious and bright green sauce that originated in Genoa, Italy. It is typically made with a combination of crushed garlic, basil, pine nuts, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese.