Pesto Sauce

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Time: 1hrs

Yield: 4 servings

Level: Easy


4oz fresh Basil

1 oz Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese, grated

1/2 oz pine nuts, toasted

1 small clove, peeled

Good quality extra virgin olive oil, to taste

Juice/zest from 1/2 a lemon

Salt/Pepper to taste


-In a food processor, put the following:  basil, pine nuts, garlic, lemon, salt and pepper. pulse, until combined

-Turn on and drizzle in oil until you achieve the desired consistency.

-move the mixture to a large bowl and add the parmigiano reggiano cheese.  Mix by hand until thoroughly combined.

-add salt and pepper to taste