- 3 cups fresh basil leaves
- 1 1/2 cups pecans
- 4 cloves garlic
- 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- 3/4 cup olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 pinch ground black pepper to taste
Blend the basil, pecans, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt, and pepper together in a food processor until the mixture becomes a slightly chunky paste.