BASIL PESTO

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Lora DiGs

By
@ansky714

END OF SUMMER ...THAT MEANS TIME TO PULL THE BASIL LEAVES N MAKE PESTO FOR THE WINTER....N SO I DID :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
MAKES 2 SANDWICH BAGS
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  • 6 c
    packed basil leaves (rinsed n drained)
  • 2 clove
    garlic, quartered
  • 1/8 c
    olive oil
  • ONCE U MADE PESTO N DEFROSTED (IF FREEZING)

  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil

How to Make BASIL PESTO

Step-by-Step

  1. PUT 6 CUPS OF PACKED BASIL LEAVES AND 2 CLOVES OF QUARTERED GARLIC N 1/8 CUP OLIVE OIL IN FOOD PROCESSOR....PROCESS UNTIL GROUND DOWN N LIKE A LUMPY PASTE.
  2. SPOON 1/2 OF MIXTURE INTO SANDWICH BAG N FLATTEN THEN SEAL N REPEAT WITH OTHER HALF. NOW ITS READY TO FREEZE.
  3. WHEN READY TO USE DEFROST BAG ON COUNTER FOR ABOUT 15-20 MINUTES. PUT MIXTURE IN SMALL BOWL ADD 1/2 CUP (MAYB A LITTLE LESS) OLIVE OIL N 1/2 CUP PARMESAN CHEESE N STIR TO COMBINE. THIS MAKES ENOUGH FOR 1 LB. OF COOKED PASTA .....MMMMM GOOD :)

    ADD 1/4 CUP OF LITE OR HEAVY CREAM N HAVE CREAMY PESTO!

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About BASIL PESTO

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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