Thursday, September 27, 2012


I love Pesto and of the many different recipes I've tried this one is my favorite so far, with so much basil in my garden right now I've made quite a few batches of this.

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 medium garlic cloves peeled
2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup walnuts
salt & pepper

1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in order listed and secure lid.
2. Select Variable 1
3. Press start and slowly increase to Variable 7
4. Blend for 1 minute, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.

Note: Recipe yields enough pesto to coat 1 pound of pasta.

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