Basil Pesto Recipe

Basil Pesto Recipe

Ingredients

1 to 2 garlic cloves

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons pine nuts

3 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves

1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Olive Oil

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

How to make it

In a blender or food processor, combine garlic, salt and pine nuts; cover and process until finely chopped. Add basil and olive oil; puree until smooth. Add cheese and process just until combined. Serve with pasta or grilled meats of vegetables.
Yield: 1 cup.