Monday, September 21, 2009

creamy pesto

Do you have a large amount of basil that you don"t know what to do with?
Than this is the recipe for you.....
This pesto is quick and simple
and is perfect over grilled chicken and your choice of pasta.
2 Cups fresh basil leaves
4 cloves garlic minced
1/4 c. olive oil
2 oz pine nuts
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
1 pint light cream
In food processor or blender, combine basil and garlic.
Begin processing, and pour in olive oil in a thin stream.
Process for for about 40 seconds or until mixture begins to emulsify.
Add pine nuts and parmesan, then blend for 1 minute.
Heat cream in a saucepan over low heat untill simmering.
Pour 1/2 of the hot cream into the processor with basil pesto,
and pulse for 20 seconds to incorporate. Pour mixture back into
cream, and simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened.
Pour over your favorite pasta and grilled chicken.

1 comment:

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