Pesto

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Diane Audette

By
@archangel888

Home made pesto is so much better than the prepared kind, though there are some good brands. Someone gave me quite a bit of fresh basil from their garden, and so I made this pesto sauce for dinner. It's easy to make and delicious!

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
Food Processor

Ingredients

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  • 8 c
    loosely packed, fresh basil leaves
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 c
    extra virgin oilive oil
  • 4 oz
    pine nuts
  • 6 clove
    fresh garlic

How to Make Pesto

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine half of the basil, cheese, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor. Process until thoroughly chopped and blended.
  2. Add half of the oil and blend until mixture becomes a paste. Add the remaining ingredients and continue to blend until completely mixed and it resembles a fairly smooth paste.
  3. Use 1-2 Tbsp per plate of hot cooked pasta. Season to taste. Enjoy! Makes a little over a cup of pesto sauce.

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About Pesto

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sauce, #FRESH, #herbs




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