Pesto Sauce

Yields 1 cup

Prep Time: 1 minute

Blend Time: 45 seconds



  • 4 cups fresh basil leaves (from about 3 large bunches)
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts, walnuts, or almonds, untoasted
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt, to taste


  1. ADD basil, nuts, and garlic to the Cosori Pro Blender.
  2. PULSE 9 to 10 times.
  3. SCRAPE down the sides of the container with a spatula and secure the lid.
  4. REMOVE the cap on the lid and slowly add in the oil on low speed. Place cap back on lid.
  5. BLEND on “HI” for 15 seconds.
  6. ADD Parmesan cheese and blend on “HI” until smooth, about 15 seconds.
  7. SEASON to taste with salt.