Pesto is a delicious way to give veggies, meats, and grains a little pep. Making a nicely balanced, nutritious version can feel challenging when you consider the amount of cheese and salt that goes into many pestos. This recipe gets you there: all the flavor with the nutrients you need.
1 cup loosely packed basil leaves
2 cloves garlic
2 Tbsp. pine nuts
2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 Tbsp. olive oil