Genovese Pesto Sauce

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Recipe by amylynn86

This is just the recipe for the sauce. It goes great on angel hair or bowtie pasta with some toasted pine nuts added on top. I got this recipe from my dad who used to make it all the time when i was a kid & it's still a favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In mortar (or small bowl) with pestle (or back of spoon), mix garlic, basil, cheese, walnuts & salt.
  2. Pound mixture to smooth paste.
  3. Gradually add oil, working mixture to make smooth pesto.

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