8 cups packed fresh basil leaves, rinsed and dried
2 cups toasted walnuts
6 cloves garlic, peeled
1/2 tsp sea salt
freshly ground pepper
1 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp lemon juice
- Place basil, walnuts, and garlic in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until chopped and well combined. Add lemon juice and pulse once.
- With the processor running, add oil in a very slow stream.
- Season with salt and pepper, to taste.