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basil pesto

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a recipe by
Chicago, IL

My Mom's recipe.Just delicious.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For basil pesto

  • 2 c
    fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 c
    fresh parsley leaves
  • 3 Tbsp
    pine nuts
  • 3 clove
  • 1/4 c
    freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp
    freshly grated romano cheese
  • 6 Tbsp
    olive oil or avocado oil
  • 2 c
    uncooked pasta

How To Make basil pesto

  • 1
    In food processor mince the basil,parsley,nuts and garlic until fine.Add the cheese and the oil and process until blended to consistency of a paste.Add more oil if needed.
  • 2
    Toss with pasta or vegetables. Drizzle with more oil on top of pasta to keep from drying.Add to baked potato or soups.