Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
Makes 2 cups

Ingredients

6 garlic cloves Salt, as needed 1/3 cup pine nuts 2 cups sun-dried tomatoes, packed in oil 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more as needed 1 cup basil leaves, plus as needed for garnish 1 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano

Directions

Mash the garlic and salt together to a…

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Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Makes 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 6 garlic cloves
  • Salt, as needed
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cups sun-dried tomatoes, packed in oil
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more as needed
  • 1 cup basil leaves, plus as needed for garnish
  • 1 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano

Directions

  1. Mash the garlic and salt together to a smooth paste.
  2. Place the garlic paste and pine nuts in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add the sun-dried tomatoes and olive oil and blend slowly until a smooth, fluid consistency is achieved. Add the basil leaves and continue to blend until the basil is incorporated
  3. Add the cheese and more olive oil, if needed, and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust with salt, as needed. Garnish with basil leaves.

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