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Pesto Sauce

Quick and easy classic pesto recipe

Pesto consists of crushed garlic, pine nuts, coarse salt, basil leaves, parmesan cheese, all blended with olive oil. This is a another make ahead sauce recipe which will soon become a staple in your cooking.

Nutritional Information for Key Ingredients (WW points: 4 SP per serving)

*Note: Nutrition information may vary slightly. Nutritional information is negligible for all other ingredients

Recipe yields - 16 servings


Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 15 mins


Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh basil leaves

  • 1 cup pine nuts

  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled

  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 3/4 cup olive oil

  • salt and pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

  1. In a food processor, blend together basil leaves, nuts, garlic, and cheese. Pour in oil slowly while still blending. Stir in salt and pepper

Psst:

  1. If you think the sauce is too dry drizzle additional olive oil, 1 tbsp at a time.

  2. Don't have pine nuts? Use walnuts instead

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