16 May 2008

Going to try this today .. thanks Allrecipes !

Easy Pesto
Submitted by: Rebecca Jane Thompson
Rated: 4 out of 5 by 71 members
Prep Time: 2 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 12 Minutes
Yields: 6 servings
"This is the easiest pesto recipe, using easy to find ingredients. It can be prepared in 2 minutes after you toast the almonds."
1/4 cup almonds
3 cloves garlic
1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup olive oil
1 pinch ground nutmeg
salt and pepper to taste
1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Place almonds on a cookie sheet, and bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly toasted.
2. In a food processor, combine toasted almonds, garlic, basil, olive oil, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Process until a coarse paste is formed.
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