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Fresh Basil Pesto

Classic, simple basil pesto recipe with fresh basil leaves, pine nuts, garlic, Romano or Parmesan cheese.

1 Ratings
2 cups fresh basil leaves packed
1/2 cup freshly grated Romano or Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup pine nuts
3 garlic cloves
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper
  1. Pulse basil and pine nuts in a food processor.
  2. Add garlic and cheese and pulse several more times.
  3. Stream in the olive oil while food processor is running. Add it slowly to help emulsify. Scrape sides occasionally.
  4. Stir in the salt and pepper.

Submitted by: cmelhorn

Source: Simply Recipes

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