Basil Pesto

Basil pesto from Ina Garten

Yield: 5 servings
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  • 1/4 cup(s) walnuts
  • 1/4 cup(s) pine nuts
  • 3 tablespoon(s) Chopped Garlic (9 cloves)
  • 5 cup(s) Basil Leaves, packed
  • 1 teaspoon(s) kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Freshly ground back pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) olive oil
  • 1 cup(s) Freshly grated Parmesan


  1. Place walnuts, pine nuts and garlic in food processor - process for 15 seconds. Add basil leaves, salt and pepper. With processor running pour oive oil in until pureed. Add parmesan for 1 minute.

  2. Pack in containers with film of olive oil or plastic wrap.

  3. Clean basil and spin dry.
September 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by PamMeyer and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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