An Authentic Pesto Recipe
12 walnuts, shelled
2 tbsp pine nuts
1 tsp coarse salt
4 (or 5) black peppercorns
3 garlic clove(s)
4 tbsp butter
3 cup basil leaves
4 oz grated parmesan cheese
4 oz grated romano cheese or added parme, san cheese
1 1/2 cup olive oil
Place all ingredients except 1 cup black peppercorns in food
processor and grind very fine. Add remaining olive oil and blend a
few seconds until very smooth.
From: Quick and Healthy Cooking
: Baltimore Sun
From: Diane Lazarus Date: 05-23-96
to Ethnic Recipes
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