Make Basil Pesto

Make basil pesto
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Make Basil Pesto

 

I have previously posted a recipe for basil oregano pesto.  Here is the basil only version for the purists who desire just the great flavor of fresh basil.

This is a great way to use all the fresh basil that will come from your garden.  Remember that you can freeze pesto and use it as needed right from the freezer. I suggest freezing it in small portions suitable for a few days of cooking.

 

Remember that the quality of ingredients going in is very important.

 

Ingredients

12 oz Fresh basil leafs

2 oz Fresh peeled garlic

1 1/2 oz Lightly toasted pine nuts

1 1/4 oz Parmesan, Reggianito cheese

juice of 2 lemons

1/2 liter extra virgin olive oil

1/2 oz sea salt

1/4 fresh ground black pepper

Method

Follow the directions as if you were making Basil Oregano pesto follow the link here.

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