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Quick and easy pesto, pulsed in the food processor, makes good use of the abundance of spicy basil during summer. It takes just a few minutes to make a sauce for topping pastas, sandwiches, or vegetables.

Martha Stewart Living, April 2008


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Makes 1 cup


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  • Puree basil, nuts, garlic, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a food processor. With machine running, slowly add oil, and process until smooth. Stir in cheese. Season with salt and pepper.


Cook's Notes

Cover, and refrigerate up to 1 day.


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This pesto was so easy to make and very versatile which I love! You can top meat or chicken with it. Serve it with pasta. I added it to store bought marinara to go over pasta. I'm going to make this more often and come up with new ways to serve it!