Pesto Perfecto

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
20 min

Yield:
about 3 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves, throughly washed and patted dry
  • 4 good size garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup pine nuts
  • 1 cup virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cups freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
Directions

Place basil, garlic and pine nuts in food processor and chop finely. Leave processor running and add olive oil in a slow steady stream through feed tube. Turn off the processor. Remove top and add cheese, a sprinkle of salt and a good grinding of pepper. Replace top, and process to combine ingredients. Store in freezer or refrigerator in clean jars.


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