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Classic Italian Pesto

Ingredients

4 cups fresh basil, packed
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic
small bunch of Italian parsley (about 10 sprigs)
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
1/4 cup pine nuts
1/2 cup Parmesan or Romano cheese
This recipe is for authentic Italian pesto. This sauce can be prepared in bulk and it freezes really well. Makes 4 cups. Recipe may be doubled or tripled.

 

  • Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  • Taste for seasoning.
  • Serve over pasta or use as a dip.

Servings

2

Prep

10 min

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Skill Level

Easy