Thursday, June 18, 2009

Homemade spinach and basil pesto

1 1/2 c. fresh basil
2 c. fresh spinach leaves
1/4 c. pine nuts or walnuts
1/2 c. parmesan cheese
2-3 cloves of garlic
about 1/3 c. olive oil
season with salt and pepper

In a small frying pan on med-high heat, toast the pinenuts. Watch them, it doesn't take very long. Add basil, spinach, nuts, cheese, garlic, salt and pepper in food processor. Turn food processor on and slowly add olive oil until it is the consistency that you want.
Yummy on pasta, pizza or french bread.

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