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Basil Walnut Pesto

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Lindsay is a Nashville based food blogger. She is inspired by local foods and healthy vegetarian recipes.
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Get the recipe here for a quick Basil Walnut Pesto, then smear it on crostini and top with fresh plum tomatoes and mozzarella -- what a treat!

15MIN

Total Cooking Time

7

Ingredients
The Local Taste
Lindsay is a Nashville based food blogger. She is inspired by local foods and healthy vegetarian recipes.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
2
Serves 2
1/3 cup
1 1/2 cups
Walnuts
4 cloves
Garlic , peeled
1 tsp
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Directions

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Step 1
Peel the Garlic (4 cloves) . Grate the Parmesan Cheese (1/3 cup) .
Step 2
Blend the Fresh Basil Leaves (3 cups) , chopped Walnuts (1 1/2 cups) , grated parmesan cheese, and garlic in a food processor.
Step 3
Slowly add in Olive Oil (1 cup) while food processor is blending other ingredients. Blend until it reaches a sauce-like consistency.
Step 4
Season with Salt (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp) .
Step 5
Serve with my homemade whole wheat pasta and enjoy!

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