Pesto Genovese With Sweet Basil

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Recipe by Linda in Madison

A perfect pesto sauce to enhance "Pasta con Burro" or pasta with butter or delightful on ravioli and tortellini! This recipe was given to me by my Italian grandmother brought over from Tuscany.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place olive oil and garlic in a blender and blend until smooth with blades spinning.
  2. Remove cap from the blender and add the pine nuts.
  3. Blend until smooth then add basil leaves a few at a time.
  4. Continue mixing until well blended.
  5. Add salt and pepper.
  6. On lowest speed, add Romano cheese and blend down.
  7. Set aside until needed.
  8. Will keep 6 weeks in the refrigerator.

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