Fresh Pesto Sauce

basil

 

 

Use this simple but deliciously flavorful Pesto as a base on your next homemade pizza.  Please check out my Blog…Can Pizza be part of a healthy diet? for ideas and a recipe for homemade pizza dough. Pesto goes great with many pasta dishes, canapes and fish, especially Roasted Salmon.

 

 

Ingredients

  • 4 Cups packed fresh basil
  • 1/2 Cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1/4 Cup pine nuts (or walnuts if desired)
  • 1/2 Cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Combine the basil, pine nuts and garlic in a blender or food processor.
  • Add the extra virgin olive oil and Parmesan cheese and blend together.

Store in a small air-tight container in the refrigerator or freezer.

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As always, I look forward to your comments and feedback. Have a question or specific recipe request? Let me know below and I’ll do my best to get an answer for you.

 


 

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