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Pesto from the Garden

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“Creamy, fluffy, and a lovely green. We make this each year, in summer and until frost... you should see us scramble when the frost comes earlier than expected! We store it in pints, and half pints in the refrigerator. As long as I top it with olive oil, it keeps until next year. (I have heard others say they freeze it in small serving amounts.) We use this on hors d'oeuvres, as a spaghetti sauce, and in other pasta dishes Yummy!”
1 pint (about)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put basil into mini processor, a cup at a time, pushing down as needed, until smooth.
  2. Add pepper, pecans, garlic, and salt. Process some more.
  3. Add oil a little at a time and process until consistancy of whipped butter.
  4. Add the cheese and process again.
  5. Pack into sterile jars and top with thin layer of olive oil.
  6. Refrigerate, then enjoy!

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