Lemon Basil Pesto

Guest Blogger: Lori Nichols
Yields 1 cup

Ingredients
1/4 cup pine nuts
2 cups lemon basil leaves (if you only have regular basil the recipe becomes Basil Pesto instead of – you guessed it – Lemon Basil Pesto)
1/4 – 1/2 cup Parmesan (shredded or shred before you use)
1 garlic clove
1/2 cup olive oil

Tools
Blender or Food Processor

  1. Toast pine nuts
  2. Chop garlic
  3. Combine pine nuts, basil, Parmesan, garlic in a blender or food processor.
  4. Pour 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil and pulse, adding up to an additional 1/4 cup olive oil until well blended.
  5. Lori tops her artichoke ravioli with it (delicious!) but it can go on top of just about anything.

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