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Pesto Sauce

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Ingredients
  Tightly packed basil 4 Cup (64 tbs) (Fresh)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Parsley sprigs 6
  Pine nuts/Walnuts / almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Freshly grated cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Parmesan / Romano)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Place the basil in a food blender (don't bother trying this with dried basil; it won't work).
Add the oil, garlic, parsley, salt, pepper, and nuts.
Blend until all are chopped very fine.
Remove from the blender and add the grated cheese.
Put in soups or on pasta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Basil
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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