If you make this ahead, keep it stored, tightly covered, in the refrigerator.
Combine garlic and pine nuts in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Add basil; process until finely chopped. With processor running, pour oil through food chute. Add cheese and salt; process until smooth. Cover and chill.
Note: You may substitute prepared, refrigerated pesto for Basil Pesto.
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