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Basic pesto, made with basil, olive oil, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese. This recipe differs from the classic preparation by the addition of parsley. You can add a little extra Parmesan to the mixture if you like.

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
2 cups
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, and nuts in the bowl of a food processor or blender. Blend to a smooth paste. Add parsley if desired.n

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Nutrition Facts

92 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 1g; fat 9g; cholesterol 3.3mg; sodium 59.1mg. Full Nutrition
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