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Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Erin Whalen
Added: Sunday, March 16, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/3 C. fresh basil leaves
2 cloves garlic, crushed
pinch of salt and pepper
1/2 C. pine nuts or walnuts
3/4 C. parmesan cheese
1/2 C. olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Blend basil leaves in a food processor or blender. Add garlic and olive oil and process for a few seconds. Gradually add pine nuts, parmesan, and salt and pepper. It should be thick and creamy. Serve on pasta or chicken or use as a dip or sandwich spread.

 

 

 

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