Cooking with Love

with Gianna Conte (Jan)

Cooking with Love

with Gianna Conte (Jan)

Parsley Basil Pesto Combination

What to do with all this parsley

Let's make pesto with a twist!

Ingredients:

In large food processor, add 4 cups of washed, stems removed of Italian parsley and 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper 

2 cups washed basil leaves

4 -5 cloves peeled garlic, left whole

1/2 cup olive oil

Juice of 1 lemon

Process till leaves come together. Add 1/2 cup Locatelli cheese, 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/2 cup pignoli nuts or walnuts.

Process until completely pureed and greens get lighter color. Add lemon juice.  Add more oil if needed.

Place in clean empty jar. Refrigerate!

Uses:

Spread on toasted Italian bread

Add to favorite sauces, fish, vegetables

Enjoy!

 

Great on pasta, too