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Marisa Zorgniottps Base For Pesto

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Ingredients
  Basil leaves 5 Cup (80 tbs) (About Five Bunches)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste (Preferably Kosher Salt)
Directions

Rinse the basil well in cold water and remove the tough stems.
Drain well.
Place the leaves in a blender until it is full but not over crowded.
Add the oil and salt and blend, pushing it down carefully with a rubber spatula, until thoroughly homogenized.
Pour and scrape this into a freezer container.
Freeze.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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