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Pesto Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
John Shimer
Added: Monday, November 24, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup olive oil
1/3 cup pine nuts
3 medium sized garlic cloves, minced
Salt & pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Combine the basil in with the pine nuts, pulse a few times in a food processor, until basil is well chopped. Add garlic and pulse again.

Slowly add the olive oil in a constant stream while the food processor is on. Stop to scrape down the sides of the food processor with a rubber spatula. Add the Parmesan cheese and pulse again until blended. Add a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 cup
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a quick and easy pesto sauce recipe. You can use to top pasta, bread, as a pizza sauce, etc.

 

 

 

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