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  • BASIL WALNUT PESTO RECIPE UPDATED

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    Servings: 15 CUBES
    by Lillie Ann Passwaiter
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    ORGANIC WALNUTS ARE NOW STANDING IN FOR PECANS AND FOR THE TRADITIONAL PINE NUTS IN THIS VARIATION OF PESTO!

    Ingredients

    • 3 CUPS FRESH GARDEN BASIL LEAVES, CUT UP, SLICED OR CHOPPED
    • 1 1/2 CUPS ORGANIC WALNUTS, GROUND
    • 4 CLOVES ORGANIC GARLIC, PRESSED
    • 1/2 CUP SHREDDED ORGANIC PARMESAN CHEESE
    • 3/4 CUP ORGANIC OLIVE OIL
    • 1/2 TEASPOON KOSHER SALT
    • 1 PINCH GROUND BLACK PEPPER TO TASTE

    Directions

    1. BLEND THE BASIL, WALNUTS, GARLIC, OLIVE OIL, SALT AND PEPPER TOGETHER IN NINJA FOOD PROCESSOR UNTIL THE MIXTURE BECOMES A SLIGHTLY CHUNKY PASTE.
    2. TO PRESERVE FOR FUTURE USE, PUT IN STAINLESS STEEL ICE CUBE TRAY.
    3. FROZEN CUBES CAN BE EASILY REMOVED AND KEPT IN FREEZER BAGS & ADDED TO SAUTE PAN WITH PRESSED GARLIC & CHOPPED ONIONS.

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