Pesto
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Recipe type: Dips & Sauces
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Serves: 1½ cups
 
Ingredients
  • 4 cups fresh basil leaves, loosely packed
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • 1 cup freshly grated parmesan
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil + additional
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • juice of 1 lemon
Instructions
  1. Combine basil, garlic, and walnuts in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a blade attachment. Pulse until coarsely chopped.
  2. Add cheese and lemon juice and pulse until combined. With processor running, slowly drizzle ½ cup olive oil into mixture. Pulse until desired texture.
  3. Add salt & pepper to desired taste.
  4. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator topped with enough olive oil to cover the exposed pesto.
Recipe by BUTTERTOOTH at http://www.buttertooth.club/pesto/