PESTO :: Add about a cup of basil leaves to a food processor or blender. Throw in grated Parmesan, pine nuts, garlic, salt, and pepper. Turn on the food processor and drizzle in enough olive oil to get it to the consistency you want.
avocado pesto recipe - add a little apple cider vinegar to make it tangy and skip the salt. Mash it in a small bowl or mix in food processor. If using dried basil, make ahead of time and let chill to allow the flavor to develop.