Garden Fresh Basil Pesto

Garden Fresh Basil Pesto

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.

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To a food processor add 2 cups fresh basil. Give it a quick pulse.
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Add 2 tsp chopped garlic, 1/2 cup Parmesan, S&P to taste. Quick pulse.
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With the motor running, drizzle in 1/2 cup olive oil. That’s it!
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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
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Servings: 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups basil fresh, packed
  • 1/2 cup parmesan
  • 2 tsp fresh garlic rough chop
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Instructions

  • 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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Handful of basil

 



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