A classic recipe – simple, as it should be to let the fresh basil shine. So easy to put together with just a few ingredients. Perfect for pasta, chicken, pizza, and more.
To a food processor add 2 cups fresh basil. Give it a quick pulse.
Add 2 tsp chopped garlic, 1/2 cup Parmesan, S&P to taste. Quick pulse.
With the motor running, drizzle in 1/2 cup olive oil. That’s it!
Makes about 1.5 cups. Use with your favorite pasta, bread, marinades, etc. Freezes great!
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Garden Fresh Pesto
A classic pesto
Servings: 2 cups
- 2 cups basil fresh, packed
- 1/2 cup parmesan
- 2 tsp fresh garlic rough chop
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- In a food processor combine basil leaves, parmesan, and garlic. Give a few pulses to roughly chop. With the motor running, drizzle in the olive oil, being careful to not over-puree or the olive oil could become bitter. Use immediately or freeze for later.
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