Basil pesto

Posted on August 20, 2012 by admin
Basil pesto

  • 2 c fresh basil leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp pine nuts or English walnuts
  • ½ c olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • ½ c freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  1. Place basil, garlic, nuts, oil and salt in food processor or large mortar and pestle. Puree till smooth.
  2. Stir in Parmesan. Use to flavor soups, sandwiches. Add a little water, and stir into hot cooked pasta.