Classic Basil Pesto

Classic Basil Pesto

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    cup


Ingredients

  • ½

    cup basil leaves

  • 4

    large or 6 medium garlic cloves

  • cup shredded romano cheese

  • 3

    tablespoons pine nuts

  • 2

    tablespoons minced parsley

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • ¼

    cup plus 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

1. Put basil in a mortar with garlic, romano cheese, pine nuts, parsley, and salt. 2. Pound until smooth, then add olive oil and mix until smooth. Or, whirl all ingredients in a blender.


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