Pesto (Basil Sauce) Recipe

Step 1

Puree all the ingredients in a blender or in a food processor. Or, if you want to do it the traditional way, pound the basil leaves, garlic, salt & nuts together with a mortar & pestle & then beat in the olive oil.

Step 2

Use in soups or toss with hot pasta & serve as a main dish. Smaller quantities make an ideal appetizer. Will keep in the refrigerator or will freeze.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Basil leaves
  • 2ts Garlic, minced
  • 1/2c Olive oil
  • 2tb Pine nuts, chopped
  • 1/8ts Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

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