Basic Pesto

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1/3 c Olive oil; up to 1/2, up to
2 c Fresh tightly packed basil
1/2 c Toasted pistachio nuts
2 Garlic
salt and pepper; to taste
1/3 c Grated Parmesan cheese

Original recipe makes 1 servings



In a food processor, pack the basil leaves, garlic and nuts and process just until the mixture is chopped. With the motor running, add the oil through the feed tube until the mixture is as thick as you like. Fold in the grated cheese and a little salt and pepper if you like. Store in the fridge in a glass jar, covered with a little extra olive oil, for about 2 months. Per serving: 767 Calories (kcal); 80g Total Fat; (92% calories from fat); 11g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 21mg Cholesterol; 497mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 15 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.

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