Basil Pesto by Bridgeward Grove

This is a light basil and parsley pesto using your choice of nuts.


  • 2-3 Cloves Garlic (Chopped)
  • 4-6 Tbsp Basil (Finely Chopped)
  • 4 Tbsp Parsley (Finely Chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp Nuts, Traditionally Walnuts are used but you can use Pine Nuts or Flaked Almonds instead.
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan
  • 1 cup of Bridgeward Grove Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Mission, Barnea/Kalamata or Kalamata)
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Use either mortar and pestle or blender to combine ingredients.
  2. This quantity makes  enough for 750g.
  3. Can make larger amounts & store in fridge in sealed container with layer of olive oil on top (to stop drying out).
  4. Use for pasta, gnocchi, add a teaspoon to soups or oven baked potatoes also enjoy with Mezzi Platters or on it’s own. YUM!
  5. (If it seems to have dried out add more BWG olive oil to mixture)