Pesto

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Sherry Blizzard

By
@akflurry

I got this recipe from a friend at work after I had complained about the abundance of basil from my garden. This is such a great way to ration out in proportions.

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Serves:
4 half cup portions
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

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  • TO BLEND TOGETHER AND FREEZE IN 1/2 CUP GLASS OR PLASTIC JARS:

  • 2 c
    fresh basil
  • 1/2 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp
    pine nuts
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • ADD AFTER UNFREEZING:

  • 1/2 c
    parmesano reggiano cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated pecorino romano cheese

How to Make Pesto

Step-by-Step

  1. Place the basil, evoo, pine nuts garlic and salt in a food processor. Pulse a few times, then process until a paste forms.
  2. Place in clean 1/2 cup jars or plastic container.
  3. Place in the freezer until ready to use. Thaw, then add the cheeses and mix thoroughly and use in your recipes.
  4. NOTE: I love this sauce on a Zambini Pizza.

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About Pesto

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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