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Light Pesto Sauce

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“My pesto sauce uses less oil than most pesto sauces. This makes it thicker, but it also makes it a lot lighter. NOTE: This recipe works perfectly if you want to substitute cilantro for basil, and if you use walnuts, almonds, or pecans in place of the pine nuts.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
10
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Peel skin from garlic cloves, and chop into big chunks.
  2. Using a food processor, pulse basil, garlic, and nuts several times until finely chopped.
  3. Add cheese and ¼ cup of the olive oil, and pulse until blended.
  4. Pesto will be thick, so add more olive oil if desired for a looser consistency.

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