Classic Basil Pesto Sauce

Classic Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe

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Eve Peterson (AKA-POETGRL)


A great sauce for pastas.

★★★★★ 4 votes


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


1Combine 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 Classic Basil Pesto Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces