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Community Recipe
from [KLMcNelis]

Pesto

The BEST way to use up fresh basil from your garden or farm share! Pesto freezes well in plastic baggies or ice cube trays.

  • Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 3 cup(s) fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup(s) extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup(s) pine nuts, toasted
  • 2/3 cup(s) parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 3 whole(s) garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) chili powder or red pepper flakes (optional)

Preparation

1. Blend basil with one tablespoon oil in blender or food processor.

2. Gradually add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.

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