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Fresh Basil Pesto

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Ingredients

  • 2 C fresh basil leaves, packed
  • 1/2 C freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano or Romano Cheese
  • 1/2 C extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 C pine nuts or walnuts
  • 3 medium sized garlic cloves minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Details

Preparation

Step 1

Combine the basil in with the pine nuts pulse a few times in a food processor. If you are using walnuts instead of pine nuts and they are not already chopped pulse them a few times first before adding the basil. Add the garlic pulse a few times more.

Slowly add the olive oil in a constant stream whiel the food processor is on. Stop to scrape down the sides of the food processor with a rubber spatula. Add the grated cheese and pulse again until blended. Add a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

Makes 1 Cup

Serve with pasta, or over baked potatoes or spread over toasted baguette slices

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