Basil Pesto by Jen

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Jennifer Petrouske


With the Summer bounty of Fresh basil, whip up a batch of this! So Fresh...


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10 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 2 clove
    peeled garlic
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    basil leaves
  • 2 Tbsp
    pine nuts
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    parmesean cheese, freshly grated
  • 2 Tbsp
    romano cheese, grated
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, softened

How to Make Basil Pesto by Jen


  1. In blender or food processor, add Garlic, salt, basil, pine nuts, and olive oil. Process until smooth. Add cheeses and butter and process briefly.
  2. You can pour in ice cube trays, and freeze.
  3. make your favorite pasta, and add 2 Tablespoons of hot pasta water to one cube of frozen pesto. Mix into your hot pasta for a complete meal.

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About Basil Pesto by Jen

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free

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