Classic Pesto

Classic Pesto Ingredients Several bunches of fresh basil Pine nuts Several cloves of fresh garlic Grated Parmesan cheese Olive Oil
Instructions 1.  Wash and dry basil leaves. Remove stems and place leaves into a food processor or blender. 2.  Add a handful of pine nuts. 3.  Add 1 to 2 cloves of garlic. 4.  Add some parmesan cheese. 5.  Drizzle in olive oil. 6.  Pulse or puree until ingredients have turned into a paste. 7.  Taste, then add more of each ingredient until you like the result. Too much garlic? Add more basil, pine nuts and cheese. Too dry? Add more olive oil. Toss with pasta and serve. For a more luxurious sauce, stir in a bit of heavy cream or half-and-half.

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