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Basil Pesto

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  • fresh basil leaves
  • shredded Parmesan cheese
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • pine nuts (or walnuts)
  • garlic cloves
  • lemon juice
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves (tightly packed)
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts (or walnuts)
  • 2 garlic cloves (large)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (juice of 2 small lemons)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
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    Michaela Tosh a year ago
    I’m going to delete the other pesto recipes I have saved on Yummly as this is the best I have tried! The addition of lemon really brings out the fresh flavours. The family all said it was the best too
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    Kaz 2 years ago
    Was delicious perfect combinations
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    Laurie Jean 2 years ago
    Followed recipe exactly. Excellent!
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    ZhiZhi 2 years ago
    All of Natasha’s recipes are awesome! This is exactly how I make mine! Just terrific! Thank you!
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    Brooke Doherty 3 years ago
    Love it I didn’t quite follow the recipe amounts and that stuff was so good