Classic and Fresh: Basil Pesto Recipe
Recipe type: Condiment
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Easy pesto recipe made with garlic, basil, olive oil, and Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 cups of fresh basil, packed
  • 3 cloves of garlic (more of less depending on how spicy you like it)
  • ¼ cup of pine nuts
  • ½ cup of extra virgin olive oil *canola oil can be substituted
  • ½ cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • A pinch of salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a food processor, pulsate basil, pine nuts, garlic, and Parmesan cheese until everything is mixed in with each other. Slowly add extra virgin olive oil and pulsate again until everything is fully combined and incorporated. Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy!
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