Classic Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe

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Classic Basil Pesto Sauce

Eve Peterson (AKA-POETGRL)


A great sauce for pastas.

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2 c
fresh basil leaves
large garlic cloves
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp
grated romano cheese
1/4 c
pine nuts or walnuts
1/2 c
olive oil
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine basil, garlic, cheeses and nuts in blender. Process to mix. With machine running, slowly add the olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Process to desired consistency. Let stand 5 minutes. Thin pesto with a few T. cream or hot pasta cooking water before tossing with hot pasta. (fettucine or linguine).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces