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Basil Cream Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tammy Sample

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups fresh basil leaves
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup olive oil
2 ounces pine nuts
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
1 pint light cream

Directions:
Directions:
In a food processor, combine basil and garlic. Begin processing, and pour in olive oil in a thin stream. Process for about 40 seconds, or until mixture begins to emulsify. Add pine nuts and Parmesan, then blend for 1 minute.

Heat cream in a saucepan over low heat until simmering. Pour 1/2 of the hot cream into the processor with basil pesto, and pulse for 20 seconds to incorporate. Pour mixture back into cream, and simmer for 5 minutes, or until thickened.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes, Cook 15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This can be reheated in the microwave without the usual cream sauce defects. Serve over tri color or regular pasta, salmon and grilled chicken.

 

 

 

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