Basil pesto

Recipe from: 9/1/1992 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 5
Servings 0


  • 12
    cloves garlic, peeled
  • 500
    fresh basil leaves, rinsed and dried
  • 100
    walnuts, shelled
  • 100
    olive oil
  • 150
    freshly grated Parmesan cheese


1. Chop garlic, basil and walnuts in a food processor. 2. With the motor running, add olive oil in a slow, steady stream. 3. Stop motor, then add cheese and seasoning and mix well. Pesto should be soft and smooth in texture. Scrape into a container or glass jar, cover with a thin layer of oil.


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