Fresh Basil Pesto
3 ½ oz fresh basil leaves
¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
2 ½ tsp minced garlic
1/3 cup grated Reggiano Parmesan cheese
½ tsp fresh lemon juice
Pick basil leaves from stems and place in a blender. Add oil and garlic; blend well. While continuing to blend, add cheese and lemon juice. Blend until no lumps are present. Makes – 1 1/3 cups.
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