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Roasted Basil Nut Pesto Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Lemieux-Brehm

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 cup walnuts or pine nuts
3 cloves garlic
3 cups fresh basil leaves
3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
1 tsp. Kosher salt
Freshly ground pepper (to taste)

Directions:
Directions:
In a sautéed pan roast the nuts until slightly brown
Combine the nuts, basil, garlic, salt, pepper and cheese in a food processor.
Slowly add the olive oil and process until smooth.

Refrigerate. It will last 1 week in the fridge.
You can also freeze it too.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
makes 1 1/2 cups
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a such an easy pesto that is really good mixed with any kind of pasta.
It is also used in the Mediterranean bread. It is great to have on hand in the freezer.

 

 

 

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