UA Recipe Collection

Pesto

Summary

Yield
3 Cups
SourceTerri McKeown (2002)
Prep time
35 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
35 minutes

Ingredients

3 c
basil leaves, fresh (packed)
2 clv
garlic
3⁄4 c
Parmesan cheese (grated)
1⁄2 c
olive oil
1⁄4 c
pine nuts

Instructions

Combine basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil and pine nuts in the bowl of a food processor. Blend to a smooth paste. Let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Summer Favorite: Slice a small loaf of crusty bread (such as Panera three seed). Spread with thin layer of pesto. Top with thinly sliced Roma tomatoes; sprinkle with shredded cheese such as mozzarella or asiago. Bake at 350° until melted, about 10 minutes.