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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: about 1 cup
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3/4 cup fresh basil leaves

1/2 cup grated Parmesan 

3 tablespoons pine nuts  

2 cloves garlic, peeled  

Salt and freshly ground black pepper 

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil  


  1. Add the basil leaves, Parmesan, pine nuts, garlic and salt and pepper to taste to a food processor or blender. Turn the machine on, then drizzle in the olive oil while it mixes. Continue blending until combined, adding additional olive oil if needed.

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