- ¼ cup pine nuts, walnuts, or almonds
- 3 medium cloves garlic
- 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
- 7 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
Pound basil to release oils. Put all ingredients, except cheese, in food processor and process/scrape until uniform. Stir in cheese by hand. Salt to taste.
Store with a thin layer of oil on top, or with plastic wrap pressed against the surface.