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Pesto Genovese Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melissa Everett
Added: Friday, October 26, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups basil leaves, packed
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
pinch of salt
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1/3 to 1/2 cup olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
In a food processor, combine the first 5 ingredients. Pulse a few times to mix. Gradually blend in olive oil; adjust seasoning and serve on pasta, pizza, meat, fish, etc. Save leftover sauce in the fridge and use within two weeks.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
5 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Pesto is extremely easy to make. I only recommend making it from scratch if you don't have to purchase your basil. Otherwise it's too expensive. It's pretty easy to grow in a garden and keeps growing back after you cut it. Buon appetito!

 

 

 

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