Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nov 19, 2014
This is SO GREAT. One of my favorite dishes ever is Noodles & Co's Pesto Cavatappi. If you use this recipe for sauce (I used 2 garlic cloves and added a fourth cup of basil), with 1 part large elbow pasta, 1 part cheese tortelini, 1 part sliced chicken, and 1 part cherry tomatoes & bella mushrooms sliced thin, IT TASTES JUST LIKE IT!!!!!!
Dec 30, 2013
Easy to make. I put it on pasta for a party & everyone loved it.
Oct 6, 2010
This is great, it only takes minutes to make and its wonderful on pasta.
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