Italian Basil Pesto - Basil Olive Oil

(Mix with fresh-made pasta, stuff into chicken breasts with spinach and tomato, top fresh fish with pesto and panko, use as pizza topping or spinach salad dressing)

  • 4-6 garlic cloves
  • ½ cup pine nuts (or walnuts), toasted
  • 2 cups fresh basil, packed
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup Strippaggio Basil Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Kosher salt / black pepper

 Place garlic, nuts and basil in food processor and pulse until finely minced. Add Parmesan and pulse again until mixed through. Slowly stream in olive oil and blend. Season with salt and pepper.