Basil and Pine Nut Pesto

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This is a family recipe from one of the members of the blog. It's a super simple and flavorful pesto that's great on everything from pizza to pasta.

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Prep Time

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Basil and Pine Nut Pesto

Ingredients

Serves 8
8 servings Serves

Instructions

Step 1

Pick the leaves of the basil off of the stems. Discard the stems, and rinse the leaves. Pat them dry with a paper towel.

Pick the leaves of the basil off of the stems. Discard the stems, and rinse the leaves. Pat them dry with a paper towel.

Step 2

Peel and roughly chop four cloves of garlic. If you're feeling a little adventurous, you can add one or two more for extra flavor.

Peel and roughly chop four cloves of garlic. If you're feeling a little adventurous, you can add one or two more for extra flavor.

Step 3

Toss basil, garlic, and pine nuts into a blender. Drizzle the olive oil over the top.

Toss basil, garlic, and pine nuts into a blender. Drizzle the olive oil over the top.

Step 4

Blend until it creates a thick paste. You may need to add more oil to keep it loose enough to blend.

Blend until it creates a thick paste. You may need to add more oil to keep it loose enough to blend.

Step 5

Store the pesto in an air-tight container or eat it on a pizza!

Store the pesto in an air-tight container or eat it on a pizza!

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Basil and Pine Nut Pesto

Basil and Pine Nut Pesto

By getmunchedup

This is a family recipe from one of the members of the blog. It's a super simple and flavorful pesto that's great on everything from pizza to pasta.

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

--

Wait Time

--

Ingredients

Serves 8

Instructions

Pick the leaves of the basil off of the stems. Discard the stems, and rinse the leaves. Pat them dry with a paper towel.

Step 1

Pick the leaves of the basil off of the stems. Discard the stems, and rinse the leaves. Pat them dry with a paper towel.

Peel and roughly chop four cloves of garlic. If you're feeling a little adventurous, you can add one or two more for extra flavor.

Step 2

Peel and roughly chop four cloves of garlic. If you're feeling a little adventurous, you can add one or two more for extra flavor.

Toss basil, garlic, and pine nuts into a blender. Drizzle the olive oil over the top.

Step 3

Toss basil, garlic, and pine nuts into a blender. Drizzle the olive oil over the top.

Blend until it creates a thick paste. You may need to add more oil to keep it loose enough to blend.

Step 4

Blend until it creates a thick paste. You may need to add more oil to keep it loose enough to blend.

Store the pesto in an air-tight container or eat it on a pizza!

Step 5

Store the pesto in an air-tight container or eat it on a pizza!

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