Basil pesto is a versatile Italian sauce that is delicious with just about anything. With summer almost here and with the abundance of fresh herbs, there is no reason why you cannot make pesto at home. A combination of basil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and olive oil and pounded together to make a bright green sauce. You can do this the old fashioned way in a mortar and pestle or in a blender or food processor. Toss your fresh pesto with pasta, pair it with chicken, or combine it with mayonnaise to make a flavorful spread. Watch the video below to learn how to make pesto from scratch.