Classic Basil Pesto

By September 14, 2011Uncategorized cup basil leaves

4 large or 6 medium garlic cloves

1/3 cup shredded romano cheese

3 tablespoons pine nuts

2 tablespoons minced parsley

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Put basil in a mortar with garlic, romano cheese, pine nuts, parsley, and salt. Pound until smooth, then add olive oil and mix until smooth. Or, whirl all ingredients in a blender. From Sunset, April 2008.


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