Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 2 cups
2 cups firmly packed fresh basil leaves
4 - 6 garlic cloves, peeled
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
Salt & pepper to taste
1/4 cup toasted pinenuts or walnuts
2 - 3 oz. fresh lemon juice
Primizie Crispbreads - your favorite flavor
1.Place the basil in a food processor. Process until finely chopped.
2.With the machine running, add half the oil in a slow steady stream.
3.Add the parmesan & process until the cheese is well blended.
4.Slowly add the remaining oil & process until creamy. Add the remaining oil & process until creamy.
5.Season with salt & pepper then add the nuts & pulse until they are coarsley chopped.
6.Pour into container & top with a thin layer of olive oil to prevent from turning dark. Tightly seal & refrigerate.