Blender Pesto

10 6 servings, 1/4 cup (50 mL) each
Recipe By
Prep Time
Total Time

6 servings, 1/4 cup (50 mL) each

What You Need

Sale Whale Button ?
Select All
Add To Shopping List

Make It

Tap or click steps to mark as complete

  • Blend dressing, oil, 1 cup basil, nuts and garlic in blender until smooth, stopping occasionally to scrape side of blender.
  • Add remaining basil in 1-cup increments, blending after each addition until smooth.
  • Pour pesto into bowl; stir in cheese.

Tomato-Pesto Bread

Spread 1 Tbsp. pesto onto each toasted baguette slice; top with 1 tsp. chopped seeded tomatoes. Garnish with additional fresh basil.

Make Ahead

This easy-to-make pesto can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 5 days or freeze up to 3 months. Spoon into airtight container, then press plastic wrap directly onto surface of pesto before covering with lid.


  • 6 servings, 1/4 cup (50 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1/4 cup (50 mL) each
Calories 190
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 220mg
Carbohydrate 4g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rate this Recipe

Leave a Review