How to Freeze Pesto to Preserve It

Loads of basil or pesto going bad? Learn how to freeze pesto easily to use later on!

What You'll Need

Fresh Basil Garlic Pine Nuts Olive Oil Lemon Juice Red Pepper Flakes Parmesan Cheese

Make the Pesto


If you're making your own pesto, follow the easy linked recipe to make a big batch.

Spoon into Ice Trays


Fill ice cube trays with the pesto and freeze until solid.

Store and Use


Store the pesto cubes in the freezer until you're ready to thaw and use pesto in a variety of recipes.

get the full  recipe & instructions at

Pesto Orzo Salad

More Recipes

More Recipes

Carrot Top Pesto