Basil PestoElisa Bosley | Delicious Living
Makes 3⁄4 cup/prep 10 minutes
The classic. increase or decrease each ingredient according to your taste. If you like, add a little minced roasted red bell pepper or red pepper flakes for a hint of color. When you’ve got a bumper crop of basil, make and freeze extra in small zip-top bags or ice-cube trays to add a burst of flavor to marinara sauces, soups, and stews.
- place all ingredients except cheese in a blender or food processor and process until smooth. transfer mixture to a medium bowl and stir in cheese. serve, or refrigerate for up to 3 days. (Cover with a thin layer of olive oil to prevent browning.)
PER SERVING (1 tablespoon): 33 cal, 4g fat (2g mono, 1g poly, 1g sat), 1mg chol, 1g protein, 1g carb, 0g fiber, 76mg sodium