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Pesto

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Ingredients
  Fresh basil 1 1⁄4 Bunch (125 gm), washed, stems removed (Or 1 Large Bunch)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Pignoli nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Also Called Pine Nuts)
  Parmesan cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Olive oil/1/2 cup butter and 1/2 cup olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

In work bowl of food processor or blender, chop basil leaves very fine; add garlic and process a few more seconds until well blended.
Add nuts and cheese and process 1 minute.
Add oil in a thin stream, continuing to process until all ingredients are thoroughly combined.
Place pesto in a covered container; pour 1/4 inch olive oil over pesto.
Keeps for weeks in refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Basil

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