Homemade Pesto Recipe

We never realized how easy pesto was to make at home until we tried to make a low FODMAP Pesto Recipe version. You need a food processor but other than that it’s quick to make and you may never buy it from a shop again.

pesto recipe
Preparation Time:

20 minutes


6 people

Pesto Recipe Ingredients:
  • 2 tbsps garlic olive oil
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 3 handfuls of fresh basil
  • 1 handful pinenuts (and extra to sprinkle on top at the end)
  • 1 handful grated parmesan
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 squeeze of lemon juice if desired
  • 1 handful of chopped green beans
  • 1 handful crumbled feta cheese
  • Gluten free pasta for 6 people.
  1. Put the basil, pine nuts, parmesan and garlic olive oil in the blender until well mixed and a suitable texture.
  2. Add olive oil to make the mixture an oozy texture.
  3. Steam the green beans until al dente.
  4. Cook pasta until al dente and drain (catching 2 tbsp of drained fluid) .
  5. Stir in pesto to pasta.
  6. Sprinkle beans, feta cheese and pine nuts on top and serve.