Homemade Pesto

I was making pesto sauce this weekend and thought it would be nice to have a decent photo to go with the recipe. This basil pesto recipe comes from my mom. It’s simple and delicious. Here’s the photo and the recipe:

Homemade pesto sauce recipe. Whole wheat pasta noodles with basil pesto sauce, pine nuts, and parmesan cheese.

Pesto Sauce Recipe

2-4 large garlic cloves (depending on taste)
2 cups fresh basil, Loosely packed
1 1/2 cups parmesan cheese, shredded
2/3 cup pine nuts
3/4 tsp salt
1 cup olive oil

Blend garlic and basil in a food processor to make a paste. Add cheese, nuts, and salt. Slowly pour in oil while processing.

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