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Pesto with Spinach

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Category: Sauces, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Tightly packed spinach,
  • Washed and stemmed
  • 2 tb Broken pine nuts or
  • Shelled walnuts
  • 2 lg Cloves of garlic, peeled
  • Salt
  • 1/2 c Olive oil
  • 1/2 c Freshly grated
  • Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tb Freshly grated
  • Romano cheese


Place spinach, pine nuts, garlic, and 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. of salt, if
desired, in a food processor fitted with the steel blade or a blender jar.
Pulse several times to begin chopping and blending the ingredients. Then
turn on machine at high speed and pour in the olive oil in a steady stream.
Blend until the mixture is a smooth paste. If you are using a blender you
will have to stop and start the machine occasionally to give the
ingredients a stir. When the ingredients are pureed, transfer to a bowl and
stir in the cheeses. Blend thoroughly.

For parsley pesto, substitute 2 c. of parsley for the spinach.

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