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Pesto Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melinda Carreon
Added: Sunday, April 15, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c olive oil
3 tbsp finely chopped pine nuts or walnuts
2-3 cloves finely chopped garlic
1 1/2 c fresh basil
1/2 salt and pepper
1/2 c grated Romano or Parmesan Cheese
2 fresh tomatoes, chopped (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
In blender, combine basil, salt, pepper, garlic, pine nuts, cheese and olive oil
Blend at high speed until smooth and thin enough to run easily off spatula
Pour mixture over desired pasta
Garnish with tomatoes
Serve

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a very delicious and easy sauce to make and it can be used over pasta, chicken on sandwiches or any other way you may think of.

 

 

 

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