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Pesto via Yakima Fruit Market’s Recipe

Dinner, Sauces, Vegetarian, Low Phosphorus, Low Potassium, Diabetic, Low Sodium

Ingredients

Based on 8 servings per recipe.

  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, (pan roasted)
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts (or other nuts)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 3/4 cup olive oil

Preparation

  1. Combine garlic, nuts, and olive oil in a blender or food processor until well-blended.
  2. Add 3/4 cup olive oil and process until mixture is a thick paste.
  3. Add 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves, process until well blended.
  4. Fold in parmesan cheese before serving.

About This Recipe

Pesto makes a great sauce for pasta or pizza and a fantasic spread on sandwiches.

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