Free Recipe Pesto

Recipe Type: Free Italian Recipes
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Recipe Serves: 1

Ingredients for Pesto Recipe

1 1/2 c Packed fresh basil leaves
1/4 c Pine nuts
3 Cloves garlic; peeled
Salt to taste
1 tb Romano; grated
Pepper to taste
2 tb Parmesan; grated
More olive oil (for
1/2 c Olive oil
– storage purposes)

Pesto Preparation

In a food processor, combine the basil and garlic and process to a coarse puree. Add the cheese and process to blend. With the motor running, add the olive oil in a thin steady stream through the feed tube. Add the pine nuts and blend the mixture until smooth. Season with salt and pepper if you wish. To store, transfer to a jar and pour a thin layer of olive oil over the top to preserve the pesto. Keep refrigerated.

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