Wednesday, February 10, 2010


If you would rather make your own pesto, instead of buying packaged pesto from the store, here is the recipe I use...

1 Cup Fresh Basil
1 Cup Olive Oil
1 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
3 Cloves of Garlic

Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend until well mixed, but not entirely smooth (it should still have some texture).

If you would like to make a creamy pesto sauce to pour over pasta, pour the mixture into a pot over medium heat. Add 1 cup heavy cream. Stir consistently until mixture is thickened. Pour over pasta and Enjoy! This is enough sauce for 1 pound of pasta.

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