Fresh Basil Pesto

Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe

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Renee Griffith

By
@SweetThangsKitchen

I grow alot of basil in my garden and I had too much, so I decided to make some pesto. I didn't want it to go to waste! I like to put it over Angel Hair pasta because it is a nice, light sauce.I always thought you should never put a heavy sauce over small pasta. My family loves it!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min

Ingredients

2 c
tightly packed basil
1/2 c
olive oil, extra virgin
3 Tbsp
pinenuts
2
garlic cloves
1 pinch
salt
1/3 c
parmesan reggiano cheese- grated
1/3 c
pecorino cheese - grated
3 Tbsp
butter at room temperature

How to Make Fresh Basil Pesto

Step-by-Step

  • 1Just mix it all together in a blender or food processor and Viola! You have the best tasting Pesto sauce for your Pasta!

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About Fresh Basil Pesto

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy