Friday, November 23, 2012

Homemade Basil Pesto

The basil plant is out of control. Time to make some Pesto.

Homemade Basil Pesto

1 1/2 cup basil leaves
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup pine nuts
1 garlic clove, chopped
freshly ground black pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients in a food processor or high-speed blender.
Puree until smooth.

Makes about 1/2 cup.

Also try Tomato Caper Relish on page 20 in Tastes & Treasures cookbook.