|Tightly packed basil||4 Cup (64 tbs) (Fresh)|
|Olive oil||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), crushed|
|Pine nuts/Walnuts / almonds||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Freshly grated cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Parmesan / Romano)|
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.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1416 Calories from Fat 1273
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 145 g223.5%
Saturated Fat 25.2 g125.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 52 mg17.3%
Sodium 1008.6 mg42%
Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.2%
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13%
Sugars 2.1 g
Protein 24 g48.8%
Vitamin A 117.6% Vitamin C 50.1%
Calcium 73.7% Iron 36.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet