Homemade Pesto

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2 8-inch pizzas


  • 20 fresh basil leaves

  • ½ cup coarsely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

  • 5 large cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a small food processor or blender, combine basil, cheese, garlic, red pepper flakes, and oil. Puree until mixture forms a smooth, thick paste. Season with salt and pepper.

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