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How to Make and Use Basil Pesto Sauce
Created and photographed by: Sabrina Russo
This Basil Pesto sauce includes all of the traditional ingredients of a Pesto Genovese with a little fresh lemon juice added in.
-basil leaves -pine nuts, almonds or walnuts -garlic -extra virgin olive oil -lemon juice -parmesan cheese
10 Ways to Use Pesto
-On pasta -As a sandwich spread -Mixed with grains -On pizza -In soup -On meat -On vegetables -On bruschetta -With eggs -Mixed with tomato sauce
Grind nuts, garlic and basil.
Grind nuts and garlic in a food processor. Add basil and pulse to chop.
Add oil, lemon and cheese.
Stream in olive oil while blending. Stir in lemon and cheese. Season to taste.
Serve and store
Use in your favorite recipe! Store in a glass jar with a coat of olive oil on the top in the fridge or freezer.