D.I.Y., Side Dish
fresh basil leaves
freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano or Romano cheese
extra virgin olive oil
pine nuts or walnuts
medium sized garlic cloves
salt & pepper
Add your pine nuts or walnuts to your food processor or blender. Pulse until finely chopped.
Add the basil with the nuts and pulse a few times more in a food processor.
Add the garlic & lemon juice pulse a few times more.
Slowly add the olive oil in a constant stream while the food processor/blender is on. Stop occasionally to scrape down the sides of the food processor with a rubber spatula.
Add the grated cheese and pulse again until blended.
Add a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
Serve with pasta, bread, or whatever floats your boat
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