Homemade Pesto

A simple condiment that adds flavor to a multitude of dishes.  Fish, Chicken, Gluten Free Pastas, or even Salad Dressings.


2 cups Fresh Organic Basil leaves, packed
½ Cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano or Romano cheese
½ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/3 Cup Pine Nuts
3 medium sized Organic Garlic cloves, minced
Sea Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


Combine the basil and pine nuts in the bowl of a food processor and pulse to combine. Add the garlic, pulse a few times more.
Slowly add the olive oil in a constant stream while the food processor is running.
Stop the food processor as needed to scrape down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula.
Add the grated cheese and pulse again until blended.
Add sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.


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