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Pesto Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Robbie Horn
Added: Friday, October 16, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 and 1/4 cup fresh basil
6 springs fresh parsley
1/2 cup pine nuts (can use walnuts)
2 or three cloves chopped garlic
6 T soft butter
6 T olive oil
1/2 cup parmesan/romano cheese, preferably freshly grated.

Directions:
Directions:
Comibne all the ingredients together in a food processor until smooth and creamy. Freezes well!

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A little of this goes a long way with regard to flavor. You may want to consider freezing in an old fashioned ice tray to make cubes that thaw easily for a quick garnish to pasta, fish, etc.

 

 

 

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