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Fresh Pesto

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Ingredients
  Fresh basil/Parsley / coarsely chopped spinach 2 Cup (32 tbs), packed
  Grated parmesan cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Walnut pieces 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 2 Large, cut into half
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

Remove stems from basil.
Wash leaves thoroughly in lukewarm water, and drain well.
Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add basil and next 5 ingredients, and top with cover.
Process until smooth.
With processor running, pour oil through food chute in a slow, steady stream until combined.
Use immediately or place in an airtight container; refrigerate up to 1 week, or freeze up to 6 months

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending

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