Pesto

Thin pesto with a few tablespoons cream or hot pasta cooking water before tossing with hot pasta (fettuccine or linguine)

Pesto
Pesto

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 3

    cups fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces

  • 1/4

    cup pine nuts

  • 2

    garlic cloves

  • coarse salt

  • 1/2

    cup olive oil

  • 1/4

    cup finely grated Parmesan cheese

  • ground pep

Directions

Combine basil, pine nuts, garlic and 1/2 tsp salt in food processor or blender. Process to mix. With the machine running, slowly add the olive oil. Transfer to bowl, add parm and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. If not using immediately, cover with plastic wrap, pressing directly onto pesto to preserve color.

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