Dried Basil Pesto
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Dried Basil Pesto

Sometimes you need to make something, but you don't have exactly what you need. So you adapt and try something. Well I did not have fresh basil so I used dried.

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Ingredients

3/4 cup
  1. 1/2 cup dried basil
  2. 1/2 cup extra Virgin olive oil
  3. 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  4. 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  5. 1/4 cup pine nuts
  6. to taste salt
  7. 2 tablespoons parsley flakes

Steps

  1. In a dry pan toast the pine nuts. Stay with it don't leave them till you are removing from heat.

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  2. Let them cool

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  3. Gather the rest of the ingredients except the olive oil

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  4. Put them in a blender or food processor with the salt, basil, garlic, and cheese. Pulse till all are like a paste.

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  5. Drizzle the olive oil while the blender or food processor is running.

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  6. Refrigerate till needed.

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  7. I hope you enjoy!

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