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From A New Atkins for A New You. Suitable for phases 2-4. Toasting the nuts enhances the flavor. Add more garlic if you prefer.
- Combine basil, pine nuts, parmesan, garlic, and salt in a food processor or blender; pulse until finely chopped.
- Add oil in a slow and steady stream with machine running; process until fairly smooth but not pureed.
- Serve right away, or refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to one month.
- Mix pesto with mayo or cream cheese for a quick dip or thick sauce to spoon over fish, chicken, beef, or steamed veggies. It's also atop slices of tomato and mozzarella.