Classic Basil Pesto Sauce

Classic Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe

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Eve Peterson (AKA-POETGRL)


A great sauce for pastas.

★★★★★ 4 votes


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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

How to Make Classic Basil Pesto Sauce


  • 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).

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Course/Dish: Other Sauces

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