Pesto sauce with basil and hazelnuts

Pesto sauce with basil and hazelnuts

Basil pesto is a traditional Italian sauce that forms the centerpiece of many dishes. Italians love pasta. This delicious Italian sauce can simply be spread on bread or served with salads, pasta, meat, fish and seafood.


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  • 1 pot basil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ⅓ cup hazelnuts
  • ⅔ cup olive oil
  • ½ tsp sea salt


  1. In a food processor, chop the basil and garlic.
  2. Add the hazelnuts, oil and salt.
  3. Peed everything into the pesto to desired consistency.
  4. Pour the pesto directly over the fresh pasta.


  • food processor
  • glass


Pesto should be stored in a sealed jar in the refrigerator. Covering pesto with a thin layer of olive oil also allows the sauce to be stored longer – two weeks or even longer.

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