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Basic Pesto Sauce

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Ingredients
  Lightly packed fresh basil leaves 2 Cup (32 tbs), washed (Thoroughly Dried)
  Grated parmesan cheese 3 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Place basil.
Parmesan, and oil in a blender or food processor.
Process until basil is finely chopped.
Use pesto at once or place in small jars adding a thin layer of olive oil to each jar to keep pesto from darkening: refrigerate for up to a week, or freeze for longer storage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Basil
Interest: 
Quick

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