*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            ITALIAN PESTO SAUCE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       c            Loosely packed fresh basil
      3/4   c            Olive oil
      1/4   c            Pine nuts
    3                    Garlic cloves
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   c            Parmesan cheese -
                         Freshly grated
    3       tb           Romano pecorino cheese OR
                         Parmesan cheese
 
    Put basil, oil, pine nuts, garlic and salt into a blender or food
   processor.  Process until smooth.  Pour sauce into small bowl.
    Add Parmesan cheese and Romano pecorino cheese or extra Parmesan cheese.
   Mix to blend.  Taste and adjust for seasoning.
   
    If you plan to freeze the sauce, add the cheese after the sauce has
   thawed.
  
 
 
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