Fresh basil from the garden, I had to trim the bush and decided to use them in a peso for my linguini for dinner
Don't forget fresh squeezed lemon juice, I almost did. Start with 1 tablespoon and add as much as you like lemon flavor. Mine has 3 tablespoons.
Beautifully dressed al dente linguine with my homemade pesto, chopped toasted hazelnuts and tiny compact basil leaves