START TO FINISH 20 minutes
¹∕3 cup olive oil
1 ¹∕2 cups fi rmly packed fresh basil
¹∕2 cup pine nuts, toasted (info,
2 to 4 cloves garlic, peeled and
¹∕4 tsp. kosher salt
2 oz. Parmesan cheese, grated
( ³∕4 cup)
1. In a food processor combine the fi rst five ingredients (through salt). Cover and process until nearly smooth, stopping and scraping sides as necessary. Stir in cheese. Add enough additional olive oil (about 2 Tbsp.) to reach desired consistency. Store tightly covered in refrigerator up to 3 days. Makes about 1 cup.
PER 1 TBSP. 85 cal, 8 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 4 mg chol, 101 mg sodium, 1 g carb, 0 g fi ber, 0 sugars, 2 g pro.