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Pesto Sauce

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Category: Sauces, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1 qt Tender young basil leaves*
  • * tightly packed
  • -washed and patted dry on
  • -paper towels
  • 2 md Garlic cloves
  • - peeled and halved
  • 1/3 c Pignoli (pine nuts)
  • 6 tb Unsalted butter
  • - at room temperature
  • 2 tb Good, fruity olive oil
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Freshly ground black pepper


You can buzz up this pesto in no time flat in a food processor or blender.
Serve over hot, cooked spaghetti (this will dress about 1 pound), toss
lightly to mix, then pass plenty of freshly grated Parmesan cheese. PLACE
ALL INGREDIENTS in a food processor fitted with the metal chopping blade
and buzz to a fine paste (about 1 minute nonstop). Makes 1 Cup

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