Pesto

Fresh Basil Sauce

Preparation info

  • Yield: About

    3 cups

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Professional Cooking

Professional Cooking

By Wayne Gisslen

Published 2014

  • About

Ingredients

U.S. Metric Ingredients
2 qt

Method

Procedure

  1. Wash the basil leaves and drain well.
  2. Put the basil, oil, nuts, garlic, and salt in a blender or food processor. Blend to a paste, but not so long that the mixture is smooth. It should have a slightly coarse texture.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in the cheese.
  4. To serve, cook pasta to order according to the basi