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Classic Pesto

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Fresh basil, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese combine for a classic pesto recipe that's prepared in just minutes. Serve over 1 pound of pasta."
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5 m servings 304
Original recipe yields 4 servings (3 /4 cup)


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  1. Combine basil, oil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and salt in a food processor or blender. Mix until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 304 calories; 32.1 1.8 3 2 332 Full nutrition

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I am the submitter of the recipe wanted to point out an error. The recipe is supposed to contain 5 TABLESPOONS of Parmesan, not teaspoons.

Classic pesto, just like it's name. I have to admit, that we are not a huge fans of pesto pasta in our family, but we do like basil, and plant some every year with the seeds from the previous ye...