- 1 packed cup of basil
- 1⁄2 cup of olive oil
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1 teaspoon of maple syrup
- 1⁄2 a cup of walnuts
- A lemon squeeze
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 teaspoon of chilli pepper flakes
- A blender
- Put basil, garlic, maple syrup, walnuts, lemon squeezed, salt, pepper and chilli flakes into a blender add olive oil and blend.
- If pesto is not easily mixing, add more olive oil until the mixture is a paste.
- Taste and add more salt if needed.