glass jar of pesto on a wood surface


white bowl of low carb pesto pasta with shavings of parmesan in the centre


This is great with the low carb pasta recipe or as a sauce to use with meat or fish.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 2 servings


  • Food processor


  • 80 g basil leaves stalks removed
  • 50 g pine nuts you can use cashews or walnuts if you prefer
  • 150 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 50 g Parmesan finely grated
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • salt to taste


  • Throw everything apart from the Parmesan in your food processor.
  • Blend to the consistency you like.
  • Pour into a bowl or jar and stir in the Parmesan.


Try this with low carb pasta. The recipe link is here

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